Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Police Commissioner Thomas Dale announced today that there will be intensified police patrols around temples and synagogues for the upcoming Passover Holiday.
“The County will intensify police patrols around temples and synagogues during the upcoming Passover Holiday which begins at sundown today,” said County Executive Mangano. “All religious leaders should know that the Nassau County Police Department will take any and all threats to public safety seriously as nothing is more important than the safety of our residents.”
“This is a time of year when people get together with family and friends to observe Passover,” said County Executive Mangano. “It is a chance to give thanks for our blessings, and reaffirm our faith, while spending time with the people we love. I would like to wish a Happy Passover to all those celebrating.”
Police officials say there has been no specific terrorist or hate crime threat made to Nassau County, however, County ExecutiveMangano reminded residents that if they “See Something, Say Something” to the Nassau County Police Department.