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SCPD Officer Arrested for Menacing After Pointing Handgun at Three Women While Off-Duty

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Gregory Hanrahan, 32, was immediately suspended without pay and his handguns were seized, officials say.

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SCPD arrested Gregory Hanrahan, 32, a Suffolk County police officer with menacing for an incident on November 5.

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Suffolk County, NY - November 14, 2017 - Suffolk County Police today arrested and charged a Suffolk County police officer with menacing for an off-duty incident that occurred on November 5.
 
Gregory Hanrahan, 32, became involved in an interaction with three females during which he pointed a handgun in their direction on West Main Street in Patchogue on November 5 at 1:44 a.m.
 
Hanrahan, a two-year member of the Department assigned to the Seventh Precinct, was immediately suspended without pay and his handguns were seized. In addition to the criminal charges, a Department internal investigation is underway.
 
Hanrahan was charged with three counts of Menacing 2nd Degree. He is scheduled to be arraigned in First District Court in Central Islip later today.
 
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.