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Retiring Riverhead detective Dave Freeborn says emotional goodbye

After 22 years of service, Detective Dave Freeborn made his last call yesterday as an officer of the Riverhead Police Department.

Is Riverhead a ‘sanctuary city’?

Several town board members feel that Riverhead's policies regarding undocumented immigrants are too similar to the laws in San Francisco that kept a man from being deported before he allegedly killed a woman last Wednesday.

Riverhead officials meet with Guardian Angels founder to discuss local patrols, outreach to Latino community

Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter says some local officials on the East End have their heads in the sand and need to 'wake up and smell the coffee' on the gang issue. The Guardian Angels, 'like community watch on steroids' can provide valuable inroads for communication with Hispanic population, he says.