Nassau officials call on county to reinstate special gang-oriented police units

The Problem Oriented police officers, or POP cops,

The Problem Oriented police officers, or POP cops, were put back into uniformed patrol last week. (May 28, 2014 6:16 PM)

Some Nassau lawmakers are calling on the county to bring back special police units that focus on gang and gun violence.

Democratic legislators are calling on County Executive Ed Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter to reinstate four dozen recently reassigned plainclothes officers. The Problem Oriented police officers, or POP cops, were put back into uniformed patrol last...

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