UPDATE: Tuesday, 1:36 p.m.Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst, in an emailed statement Tuesday afternoon, said she respects Chief Wilson’s decision to resign, maintained that some of his policy ideas are still priorities for her, and said she will do her best to ensure a smooth transition to a new chief.
The supervisor’s full statement:
“I respect Chief Wilson’s decision and want to thank him for his good service to the town. I, too, share his admiration and respect for the men and women who serve the Southampton [Town] Police Department. I want to assure all that I will do my utmost to [ensure] a seamless and positive transition.
“I also share Chief Wilson’s concern with regard to proper staffing levels and the need for the implementation of modern police technologies, which have been... more