"But there is a low level risk," he added.
An East Chester Street resident who declined to be identified said he fears looters and can't afford to leave his stuff alone.
National Guard, Nassau County Police and Long Beach Police are working in unison to help safeguard residents and their personal property.
State Police Superintendent Joseph D'Amico said National Guard and State Troopers caught a couple in a van who allegedly looted Long Beach homes as they were about to cross the Atlantic Beach Bridge.
Frank lives on Ohio Street and said emergency personnel asked him for identification before entering his home.
"We have a zero tolerance policy when it comes to curfew," Tangney added. The curfew runs begins at 7 p.m.
Additionally, three people were arrested for violating the curfew, two were arrested for burglaries and one for DWI.
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Editor Joseph Kellard and reporter Joley Welkowitz are reporting live from the scene.