Police fight town's plan to fire veteran officers
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.
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