Fifth Precinct

The 5th Precinct renders patrol and other police service to the southern portion of Brookhaven Town, the eastern portion of Islip Town, and the incorporated villages of Patchogue and Bellport. The 5th Precinct hosts an open community meeting the 2nd Tuesday of every month (with the exceptions of July and August). The purpose of the meeting is to inform attendees of the happenings within your police department and to discuss recent events, trends, and / or issues within your community. For a list of upcoming meeting dates, please click here Community Meeting Schedule .

The 5th Precinct COPE Unit is tasked with addressing various community concerns, including traffic complaints and quality of life issues. The 5th Precinct Community Liaison Officer (CLO) is assigned to the Community Relations Bureau and works in conjunction with the COPE Unit to address community concerns. COPE officers and the CLO regularly communicate with local community groups and attend local community meetings to spread public safety news and messages. Additionally, the COPE Unit maintains and updates Twitter and NIXlE messaging systems, where news, announcements and alerts are often posted. Follow the 5th Precinct on Twitter @SCPD5thPrecinct. To sign up for NIXLE messaging, click here (Link to NIXlE sign up). The 5th Precinct COPE Unit can be reached at (631) 854-8573. The CLO can be reached via the Community Relations Bureau at (631) 852-6109 or via the 5th Precinct COPE Office. You can also contact us by email at SCPD 5th Precinct

The department also offers anonymous tip hotlines, in partnership with Suffolk County Crimestoppers. If you are aware of drug dealing in your neighborhood, please report it to (631) 852-NARC; you can remain anonymous and receive cash rewards for tips that lead to arrests. For all other crime tips, please call 1(800)220-TIPS.


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Once a month, each Suffolk County Police precinct hosts a community meeting. Please join us at our next meeting to discuss what is happening in your police department and in your community. For a listing of upcoming meetings, please click on the below link. Community Meeting Schedule


The precinct COPE units are tasked with addressing various issues of concern to the community, including traffic complaints and quality of life issues. COPE officers meet regularly with community groups and they provide a number of public safety oriented community presentations.


The Precinct Crime Section is responsible for investigating most misdemeanor and violation offenses along with Domestic Incident complaints that occur within the confines of the precinct. Certain misdemeanor and violation offenses are investigated by the precinct’s detective squads.


Hello, my name is Police Officer Delfina Rivera. I am the Community Liaison Officer for the 5th Precinct and I speak Spanish. My office phone number is 631-854-8573 and my work cell phone number is 631-357-1340. I can also be reached via email at: I work Monday–Friday rotating tours. Please feel free to call me with any questions and concerns.