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Suffolk County police and schools continue partnership

Suffolk Deputy Police Commissioner Risco Mention-Lewis and education officials, at a Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, news conference at department headquarters in Yaphank, discussed schools continuing to team with law enforcement to identify and assist at-risk students steer clear of illegal drugs, gangs and criminal activity. After 29 years, the program has evolved into 17 intervention and prevention programs serving 60 Suffolk school districts and 10 private schools, Mention-Lewis said. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)