Rocky Point residents express concern over 80% rise in property crime

Dozens of people came together Tuesday night for a meeting with police hosted by the Rocky Point Civic Association.

News 12 Staff

Oct 5, 2022, 9:34 AM

Updated 653 days ago

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Car break-ins and burglaries are up 80% in Rocky Point, and residents are demanding something be done.
Dozens of people came together Tuesday night for a meeting with police hosted by the Rocky Point Civic Association.
Inspector Matthew McCormick, of the Suffolk County police, attributed a big part of the problem to "societal issues and criminal justice issues."
Suffolk police say they are considering more patrols in the area.
In the meantime, residents are talking about creating a community watch program.


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