Attorney General James' Special Investigations And Prosecutions Unit Releases Report On Investigation Into The Death Of Walter Perez

NASSAU COUNTY-- Today, Attorney General Letitia James’ Special Investigations and Prosecutions Unit (SIPU) released its report into the death of Walter Perez. Over the course of the investigation, SIPU did not find adequate evidence to determine criminal culpability. As part of the report, SIPU recommends that the Nassau County Police Department make several reforms to departmental practices. Attorney General James released the following statement:

“Walter Perez’s death was a tragedy and we convey our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. The Special Investigations and Prosecutions Unit is committed to providing the public with exhaustive and transparent accounting of all cases we investigate under the executive order. We undertook a comprehensive investigation into Mr. Perez’s death, and urge the Nassau County Police Department to implement our recommendations.” 

The full report is available in English here.

The full report is available in Spanish here.