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News 12 report: DWI arrests drop sharply in Nassau

Nassau PBA President James Carver says the reason

Nassau PBA President James Carver says the reason for the dip is clear. He blames the drop on a 2011 departmental decision to disband the Safety Enforcement Team, or SET, in Nassau. (Credit: News 12)

A News 12 investigative report shows the number of driving while intoxicated arrests in Nassau County has dropped by almost 1,500 over the past six years.

Nassau PBA President James Carver says the reason for the dip is clear. He blames the drop on a 2011 departmental decision to disband the Safety Enforcement Team, or SET, in Nassau. The SET team's specific purpose was to enforce drunken...

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