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Lieut. Edward P. Reilly

Suffolk County Police Department
Commanding Officer, Kidnap Investigation Team
Yaphank, NY, USA

Edward P. Reilly
Detective Lieutenant
Commanding Officer, Kidnap Investigation Team
Suffolk County Police Department

Lieutenant Edward P. Reilly is a 31 year member of the Suffolk County Police Department. During his tenure, he has worked in the areas of Patrol, Administration, Internal Affairs, Community Policing, and the Detective Division.

His current assignment is the Commanding officer of the Special Investigations Section of the Suffolk County Police Department, which is responsible for the coordinating the investigations of high profile, high risk crime patterns within the county. This command is also responsible to coordinate the investigation of certain serious felonies, including bank robberies, kidnappings and human trafficking.

Prior to his assignment to the Special Investigations Section, Detective Lieutenant Reilly was the Commanding Officer of the Fifth Precinct Detective Squad, responsible for felony investigations within the Fifth precinct.

Prior to his assignment to the Fifth Squad, he was the Commanding Officer of the Suffolk County Police Department’s Special Victims’ Section overseeing the investigations of child sexual assault and the monitoring of “Megan’s Law” registered sex offenders in Suffolk County.

Since 2000, Detective Lieutenant Reilly has served as the Commanding Officer of the Suffolk County Police Kidnap Investigation team, which is tasked with the investigation of kidnapping incidents, AMBER Alert investigations and the investigation of Human Trafficking in Suffolk County.

The Suffolk County Police Department is a founding member of the Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force for Long Island, on which Detective Lieutenant Reilly serves as the Suffolk County Law Enforcement Coordinator.

Detective Lieutenant Reilly has supervised numerous collaborative  investigations of human  trafficking in the New York area, including labor trafficking, sex trafficking and forced prostitution, many of which have resulted in the rescue of victims.


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