Dozens of veteran Suffolk cops to retire early

Dozens of veteran Suffolk County cops are retiring and officials say the buyout ends the need to layoff rookie officers.Officials say 74 officers have opted

WOODBURY - Dozens of veteran Suffolk County cops are retiring and officials say the buyout ends the need to layoff rookie officers.

Officials say 74 officers have opted for early retirements.

The officers include longtime PBA Chief Jeff Frayler and First Vice President Bill Tricarico.

A total of 38 retirements were needed to prevent layoffs of new recruits.

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