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Nassau reassigns dozens of plainclothes police officers

Activists say plainclothes officers are essential in helping

Activists say plainclothes officers are essential in helping to engage the community. (May 22, 2014 5:26 PM)

Dozens of plainclothes Nassau County police officers have been reassigned to uniformed patrol, and some community members are concerned the move will affect public safety.

Sergio Argueta, from the S.T.R.O.N.G. Youth group, says plainclothes officers have been instrumental in improving the community's relationship with police. Known as "pop cops," or "problem-oriented police," the officers...

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