Some Democratic lawmakers in Nassau County make no secret of their dislike of Thomas Dale, whose confirmation as county police commissioner was postponed Monday because Republicans didn't have the necessary votes.
During an earlier hearing on the also-delayed precinct consolidation plan, Legis. Joseph Scannell (D-Baldwin) said, "We do not like you, Mr. Dale." His reasoning: Nassau needed an insider, not an outsider with New York City Police experience. See below: