Sandy halts merger of Nassau's First and Seventh precincts
The planned merger of two Nassau police precincts is on hold because of Superstorm Sandy’s aftermath.
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano's plan was to consolidate eight precincts into four, slashing millions off the financially strapped county's budget. Now, he's putting a hold on merging the last two precincts.
The First Precinct was supposed to be downgraded to a community policing...