Police and Fire

Back The Blue Rally Planned In Southampton Village Labor Day Weekend

Back The Blue Rally Planned In Southampton Village Labor Day Weekend

New York State’s 50-a Repeal Changes Nothing Immediately

The New York State Legislature’s repeal in June of “section 50-a,” a part of the Civil Rights Law that permitted police agencies to refuse to release police misconduct records, was supposed to allow members of the press and the public to access such records through a Freedom of Information Law request. In practice, those records are not forthcoming.

Noyac Teen On Quad Injured On Booby-Trapped Trail

Noyac Teen On Quad Injured On Booby-Trapped Trail

Swimmers Pulled From Water Near North Haven Beach

Three swimmers were pulled from the waters near the Lance Corporal Jordan C. Haerter Veterans Memorial Bridge in North Haven Sunday afternoon.

Bold Car Theft Ring Targets High End Cars Ripe For The Taking On East...

Bold Car Theft Ring Targets High End Cars Ripe For The Taking On East End

Police in New Jersey Arrest Man Accused of Sag Harbor SUV Theft

South Orange Police in New Jersey arrested Daniel Amponsah and charged him with a felony count of receiving stolen property in connection with the theft of a 2019 black Range Rover Land Rover, which was taken from a Lincoln Street, Sag Harbor driveway on July 20.

EXPRESS SESSIONS: Police Officials, Activists Agree That Change Is Needed

EXPRESS SESSIONS: Police Officials, Activists Agree That Change Is Needed

East End Protesters Work With Police Departments In Organizing Marches

When thousands of protesters against police violence and systemic racism took to the streets of the East End’s hamlets and villages in early June, organizers decided to work with local police departments in setting up the marches — in what may have been a stark contrast to those confronting departments in some of the nation’s cities.

Coast Guard: Don’t Drink And Boat, Checkpoints Planned Over Holiday Weekend

Coast Guard: Don't Drink And Boat, Checkpoints Planned Over Holiday Weekend

Q&A: Former Police Chief Sees Need For Reform, Despite His Own Efforts Falling Short

Q&A: Former Police Chief Sees Need For Reform, Despite His Own Efforts Falling Short

Timing Right For New Policing Policies In Sag Harbor

But even before Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a call for major reform of police departments across the state, Sag Harbor Village Police Chief Austin J. McGuire had begun a top-to-bottom review of his department’s policies and guidelines, many of which date to the 1980s, if not before.

Sag Harbor Village Police Investigate Rash of Larcenies From Vehicles

Almost 30 vehicles in Sag Harbor Village were riffled through Saturday night, with a handful of cases reported to police where money or valuables were taken from the unlocked vehicles.

Proactive Protocols Inform Southampton Town Police COVID-19 Response, Chief Says

Proactive Protocols Inform Southampton Town Police COVID-19 Response, Chief Says

Q&A With Veteran Paramedic Phil Cammann

Phillip Cammann has been an EMT and paramedic for the Bridgehampton Fire Department and the Southampton Volunteer Ambulance for 40 years

Keeping Ambulances Clean In Coronavirus Crisis

Keeping Ambulances Clean In Coronavirus Crisis

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27Speaks: Anxiety About The Rush To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by senior reporter Michael Wright for a discussion about the ongoing rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, and the questions, confusion and anxiety about getting vaccinated.

Amy Kirwin is Guild Hall’s Inaugural Chief Creative Officer

It was early 2011 when Amy Kirwin and Andrea Grover first met at the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, and it wasn’t long before the two artistic souls realized they were kindred spirits. “We’re like twins. I came out of the womb first,” said Kirwin, who arrived on the East End in the fall of 2010, just three months ahead of Grover.

Sag Harbor Publisher Dr. Martin Shepard Dies

Dr. Martin Shepard, a psychiatrist, author, and with his wife, Judith, a trailblazing publisher, has died. Dr. Shepard passed away at his home in Sag Harbor surrounded by family on December 17, 2020, after a brief illness. He was 86.