Suffolk police announce countywide drop in crime
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Police Chief James Burke say there was a steady decline in the overall percentage of countywide crime over the past two years.
According to the police department, violent crimes dropped 8.5 percent between 2011 and 2013, with a 19 percent drop just last year. They report that property crimes are also down.
Suffolk police say they're more proactive...