Police

John O'Brien won the Bridgehampton fire commissioner seat by 32 votes in a do-over election Tuesday night. Taylor K. Vecsey


Phillip Cammann (left) and John O’Brien


East Hampton Town Police Chief Michael Sarlo, left, and fellow officers helped hand out certificates to the students of the week during a spirit meet on Friday, including Madison Kelly, left, and Jacen Sheades. Durell Godfrey
Eighteen police officers were honored at a Springs School spirit meet on Friday as part of a national program to show appreciation for law enforcement officers.Durell Godfrey
East Hampton Town Police Officer Barry Johnson with some of the students after the presentation.Durell Godfrey
East Hampton Village Police Lt. Tony Long with a future police officer.Durell Godfrey
The 12 officers who attended the presentation who are parents of Springs School students. Clockwise, Lt. Tony Long, Officer Barry Johnson, Sgt. John Claflin, Sgt. Pete Schmitt, Sgt. Joe Kearney, Chief Michael Sarlo, Sgt. Tony Vargas, Public Safety Dispatcher Steve Blanchard, Officer Kim Notel (whose son is now in high school, but she is the longtime school resource officer at Springs), Sgt. Manny Vilar of the NYS Parks Police, Sgt. Matthew Morgan, and Detective Steve Sheades.Durell Godfrey
Durell Godfrey
Town Police Chief Michael Sarlo greets a student at the Springs School. Durell Godfrey
Durell Godfrey
East Hampton Village Sgt. Matthew Morgan, Village Lt. Tony Long, and New York State Parks Police Sgt. Manny Vilar, all of whom are parents at the school, with two of the students of the week.Durell Godfrey
Sgt. Pete Schmitt was among the officers who are also parents at the Springs School.Durell Godfrey



Doug Kuntz
More than 20,000 police officers turned out for N.Y.P.D. Officer Wenjian Liu's funeral in Brooklyn on Sunday.Doug Kuntz