Tag: Suffolk County Police

SCPD hosts FBI media relations lecture

In response to an incident involving a news cameraman being wrongfully arrested in August, the Suffolk County Police Department held a media relations lecture for its officers this week at the Suffolk County Community College Brentwood Campus.

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Suffolk Police and media representatives discuss interaction at crime scenes at PCLI meeting

A high-ranking Suffolk County Police Department supervisor apologized to media representatives for the unwarranted arrest of a freelance photojournalist at a crime scene and detailed steps the department has taken to avoid future occurrences at a PCLI program.

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PCLI to host police and the press program

In light of the Suffolk County Police Department’s arrest of a video journalist for filming at a crime scene last Friday, the Press Club of Long Island will be holding a special meeting on Thursday, Aug. 11.

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PCLI commends SCPD for dropping charges

PCLI commends the Suffolk County Police Department for swiftly determining that Phil Datz was improperly arrested.

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