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Oct
18
2021

ALBANY — Early voting, which will include weekend and evening hours, begins Saturday and extends through Oct. 31 at select polling sites in counties statewide.

Voters will be able to cast ballots on local races and on five statewide ballot proposals.

Here's how to participate in the increasingly popular method of casting ballots for the Nov. 2 election:

In Suffolk County, early voting begins Saturday and Sunday with polls...read more ››

Oct
11
2021
Sheriff Errol Toulon

In the Suffolk County sheriff's race four years ago, the editorial board supported the Republican Party nominee, Lawrence Zacarese, who then lost a close election to Errol Toulon, a Democrat cross-endorsed by the Conservatives.

Our choice in 2017 was based not only on Zacarese's promise of independence in the post but also on our strong objections to the backroom party machinations that secured Toulon the nomination.

This year...read more ››

Oct
6
2021

A two-day executive leadership conference for law enforcement is being held at Stony Brook University this week.
The conference called “Leading Through Adversity” comes at a time when police departments across New York had to submit police reform plans to the governor’s offices and critics are questioning what has been implemented.
It was organized by Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon Jr.
Former NYPD Commissioner Bill...read more ››

Sep
20
2021
Sheriff Errol Toulon

Dr. Errol D. Toulon, Jr. is the Sheriff of Suffolk County, New York on Long Island. He was born and raised in the Bronx in New York City, and his father and brother were both wardens on Rikers Island. As such, Toulon learned about the criminal justice system from a very early age; in 1982 he joined the New York City Department of Correction where he had a 22-year career in uniform serving in various positions in the Emergency Service Unit,...read more ››

Aug
18
2021

Suffolk County Sheriff Dr. Errol D. Toulon, Jr. is seeking additional interested Suffolk County residents to join the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office Community Advisory Board. All interested residents must submit letters of inquiry and resumes to be considered for Board Membership.

The Community Advisory Board meets monthly to give residents an opportunity to meet regularly via Zoom with the Sheriff and his staff, discuss topics of...read more ››

Aug
7
2021

Hoping to build trust between the community and law enforcement, the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office had its officers meet and greet children and their families Saturday in Melville for a day of vehicle tours and activities.

Suffolk County Sheriff Errol D. Toulon Jr. and former Giants cornerback Perry Williams were at White Post Farms in Melville for a "Unity Day" for Long Island residents. Attendees were able to tour police search...read more ››

Jul
29
2021

Recently, Suffolk County Sheriff Dr. Errol D. Toulon, Jr., was appointed to the Major County Sheriffs of America’s Intelligence Commanders Committee. This committee was formed to foster communication among law enforcement agencies as an avenue for addressing public safety threats facing our communities.

The primary goal of the Intelligence Commanders Committee is to provide sheriff’s departments with timely and accurate intelligence...read more ››

Jul
14
2021

Suffolk County Sheriff Errol D. Toulon Jr. has worn many uniforms over his storied career in law enforcement, first with the New York City Department of Correction and since Jan. 1, 2018, as the first African American elected to a nonjudicial countywide office.

But Toulon, who turns 59 next week, said much of what he learned about how to run an organization is from two years he spent in pinstripes.

The South Bronx native was a...read more ››

Mar
23
2021

On March 18, representatives from Stony Brook University and AT&T joined Suffolk County Sheriff Errol D. Toulon Jr. and County and Babylon Town officials to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Sheriff’s Transition and Reentry Team (START) Resource Center and announce the first community-based START Resource Center satellite location in Wyandanch, NY at the new headquarters for the non-profit Spin the Yard, Inc.

Suffolk...read more ››

Feb
24
2021

The Bayport-Blue Point Public Library and the Johnny Mac Foundation welcome Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon, Jr. this Thursday for a question-and-answer forum with Suffolk’s highest-ranking law enforcement official.

The 6 p.m. event takes place at the Bayport-Blue Point Public Library, located at 203 Blue Point Ave. in Blue Point. It is open to the public.

If you’re interested in attending “An Evening with Suffolk County...read more ››

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