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Chief of the Suffolk County Police Department James Burke addresses Suffolk County legislators in Hauppauge on Feb. 2, 2012. Photo Credit: Ed Betz

  • FBI agents take former Suffolk County Police Chief Sources: Drugs found in ex-police chief’s prison cell

    Oxycodone was discovered taped under a shelf inside the personal locker of former Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke by prison officials at a federal detention center in Pennsylvania, according to sources. Burke is serving a 46-month sentence there for beating a prisoner and orchestrating a cover-up of the assault.

  • Christopher Loeb at his lawyer Bruce Barket's office Loeb goes free as guilty plea is set aside

    The Smithtown man who was beaten and threatened by former Suffolk Police Chief of Department James Burke was freed Tuesday ...

  • Christopher Loeb, who was assaulted by former Suffolk Attorney: Man beaten by Burke to be freed

    The Smithtown heroin addict who was beaten and threatened by former Suffolk police Chief of Department James Burke will be freed Tuesday after a special prosecutor agrees to vacate his conviction, his attorney said.

  • Christopher Loeb speaks on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, Court papers: Cops pleaded guilty in Burke case

    Numerous Suffolk police detectives and officers who helped disgraced former Chief of Department James Burke cover up his beating of a heroin-addicted thief have been arrested and pleaded guilty in secret proceedings in federal court, according to a motion filed in state Supreme Court.

  • Former Suffolk police chief James Burke, left, on Ex-Chief Burke appealing 46-month sentence

    Former Suffolk Police Chief James Burke is appealing his 46-month prison sentence for beating a heroin addict who stole a duffel bag from his police-issued SUV and orchestrating an elaborate cover-up, according to a new court filing.

  • Former Suffolk police chief, James Burke, was sentenced James Burke sentenced to 46 months in prison

    Former Suffolk police chief James Burke was sentenced to 46 months in prison for beating a man who stole a duffle bag from his police-issued SUV and then masterminding a cover up of the crime.

  • James Burke. Editorial: How ex-police chief could argue for leniency

    Even before former Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke was ever convicted of a crime, Robert Capers, the U.S. attorney ...

  • FBI agents take former chief of police of Prosecutors urge 51 months in jail for Burke

    In a scathing rebuttal to former Suffolk police chief James Burke’s argument that he should not get any jail time, federal prosecutors filed a memorandum late Monday arguing that he should get the maximum under the terms of a plea bargain — 51 months in jail.

  • Former Suffolk County Police Chief of Department James Burke asks for no prison time to care for ill mom

    Former Suffolk police chief James Burke has asked that he not be sent to prison so he can care for ...

  • Former Suffolk County police chief of department James Ex-Chief James Burke's sentencing date set

    A federal judge has set Nov. 2 for the sentencing of former Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke on charges of a civil rights violation and obstruction of justice.