Following the tragic death of an abused women in 1992, the Suffolk County Sheriff's Office quickly created this special unit. This unit serves thousands of orders of protection annually, arrests those who violate these orders, seizes hundreds of guns, and provides referrals and various other services to victims.
Enforce all Court Orders Pertaining to Domestic Violence in Suffolk County Including:
Temporary and Permanent Orders of Protection
Arrest Warrants for Criminal Contempt
Some of the weapons seized by the Domestic Violence Unit