By Mitchell Freedman
New York Newsday
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — About 100 police officers and their supporters gathered on the steps of Southampton Town Hall yesterday to protest a move by Supervisor Linda Kabot to terminate the jobs of six veteran police officers in the 92-member town police department.
Kabot, saying that she was implementing a plan by the town's police chief to deal with an aging department, had prepared a resolution that would authorize the rehiring for 2009 of all but six police officers who have been on the force for more than 20 years.
Police fight town's plan to fire veteran officers