MARINE BUREAU

 
General Information
Description of ProgramProtects life and property and ensures the safety of the boating public on the 500 square miles of navigable waterways and barrier beaches from Nassau/Suffolk border east to the Riverhead Township line. Provides Emergency Medical Service (EMS) to barrier beach communities, enforces the NYS Navigation Law, the Environmental Conservation Law, local ordinances and the NYS boating while intoxicated (BWI) laws. Additional duties include evacuation of communities threatened by floods, clearing vehicles stranded by blizzards, search and rescue (SAR) missions for overdue or disabled vessels and Homeland Security checks of bridges, ferry terminals, etc., and missing persons. The SCUBA Unit is available 24 hours/day and responds to water rescues, submerged vehicles and aircraft, evidence recovery and drownings.
LocationSuffolk
Geographic AreaSuffolk
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenThe Department uses Language Line Services for 3-way conference calls between an interpreter and a person with Limited English Proficiency; also uses bilingual members or authorized Department interpreters.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation24 hours/day-7 days/week
 
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau Headquarters-Timber Point
Physical Site City, State, ZipGreat River, NY 11739
Mailing Address 1Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau Headquarters-Timber Point
Mailing Address 2PO Box 821
Mailing City, State, ZipGreat River, NY 11739
Main Phone(631)854-8382
Emergency/After Hours Phone911
Other Phone911 (TTY) Emergency
Fax(631)665-8232
Web Addresswww.suffolkpd.org
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateOct18
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
SUFFOLK COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
This Program: MARINE BUREAU
Affiliated Services: MARINE BUREAU