Suffolk PD to make changes in outreach to Latino community

The killing of Ecuadorian immigrant Marcelo Lucero by a group of teenagers in Patchogue in 2008 sparked an investigation by the U.S. Justice Department into allegations of discriminatory policing by the SCPD.

The announcement stems from a deal to settle a Justice Department investigation into how the SCPD handled the case of an immigrant who was stabbed to death in Patchogue.

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