Suffolk cops return to LIE, Sunrise Highway

Suffolk County police are back along Sunrise Highway and the Long Island Expressway.

Lower-paid sheriff's deputies had been patrolling the roadways

Lower-paid sheriff's deputies had been patrolling the roadways since 2008.

HAUPPAUGE - Suffolk County police are back along Sunrise Highway and the Long Island Expressway.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today brokered an agreement to return officers to the roadways. Since 2008, lower-paid sheriff's deputies had been on patrol.

The measure will take effect tonight at 10 p.m.

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