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Suffolk County Police Museum

30 Yaphank Ave. Yaphank , NY 631-852-6000

old suffolk cop car caption: A 1960 Plymouth

old suffolk cop car caption: A 1960 Plymouth Fury once used as a Suffolk County police car, photographed at the police museum in Yaphank on July 18, 1986. Photo Credit: Photo by

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Museum, Specialized or Other, Specialized or Other

Price:

free

Description:

The museum traces the evolution of policing from sheriff in the early 1600s to present-day police officer. Features interpretive displays, re-creation of 1927 police station house and a restored 1960 police car and booth. Visitors can sit on a police motorcycle for photos. Police Week (mid-May) offers displays of equipment and crime scenes, with live shows consisting of canine demonstrations, accident and helicopter rescues.

Hours:

Self-guided tours 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

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