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Report: Mistrust still an issue between Suffolk police, Latino community

October 18, 2018 - 5:10 pm

BROOKHAVEN, N.Y. (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Justice says a Long Island police department has made improvements in its relations with the Latino community, but there is still a persistent mistrust between community members and police.

Newsday says the Justice Department's report shows the Suffolk County Police Department is in "substantial compliance" in categories such as bias-free policing and hate crimes for the first time in over four years.