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Riverhead Police Department

Town board revisits the police and justice court space and safety issues

It’s been five years since the town board last took up the issue of Riverhead’s inadequate justice court and police facilities. Since then, the situation at 210 Howell Avenue has only gotten worse, according to frustrated town justices, the police chief and staff who work there.

Riverhead Town strikes five-year deal with its rank-and-file police union

Riverhead Town and the Riverhead Police union representing rank and file officers have reached a five-year labor deal retroactive to Jan. 1, 2016. The agreement for the first time requires police officers to contribute to the cost of their health insurance coverage.

Riverhead Police Department has its second female sergeant

Riverhead Police Chief David Hegermiller swore in Sgt. Danielle Willsey, the second female sergeant in the department's history at the July 17 town board meeting. The chief also swore in a new patrol cop, Police Officer Matthew Suprina.

Cops: Thief smashed through front window of gas station, stole cigarettes

Riverhead Police detectives are seeking information about an overnight break-in at the Empire gas station convenience store on Route 58.

Police issue warning about counterfeit bills being passed in Riverhead

Riverhead Police have issued a warning to residents and businesses about people who have been passing or attempting to pass counterfeit bills at Riverhead stores.

East End Veterinary Center donates first aid kits to K-9 units across Suffolk County

East End Veterinary Center in Riverhead donated field emergency first aid kits to all K-9 units in Suffolk County.

Motorcyclist airlifted after collision at Manor Road, Calverton intersection

A motorcyclist was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital after a collision with a car on Manor Road and Twomey Avenue in Calverton last night.

Coffee with a cop: Riverhead Police to host morning meet-ups around town

Riverhead Town Police are inviting the community to coffee. The police department is hosting four informal sessions on Tuesday morning, Nov. 22, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at locations across town.

Learn more about keeping your family safe at PBMC’s Child Safety Day

Learn how to protect your children at PBMC's Child Safety Day. The hospital and local fire, police and sheriff departments will offer a host of free tips and procedures to help keep your little ones safe and sound.

Police investigating suspected arson at Route 58 auto dealership in Riverhead

An outdoor fire police believe may have been intentionally set did extensive damage to two vehicles outside a Route 58 auto dealership in Riverhead late last night.