For too long, the problem of gang violence has been largely ignored on Long Island. The problem wasn't that we didn't know about it but rather that many believed it was contained to few neighborhoods, so why talk about it? Recent shocking headlines involving MS13 and other gangs have changed that attitude. Gary Pollakusky believes it's well past time to take action to combat this encroaching menace. As your County Legislator, he will fight to make sure law enforcement has the tools and resources they need to stamp out gang violence. While government often spends money on non-essential services, Gary Pollakusky believes that government has no greater function than to ensure the safety of its residents.