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05/15/19 10:00am

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Proud parents Police Chief Jim Read and Denise Read with their son, James III, who has joined the Shelter Island Police Department.

The Shelter Island Police Department (SIPD) is adding a new, albeit familiar, name to its ranks.

James Read III, the son of Police Chief Jim Read, graduated from the Suffolk County Police Academy on last week, marking the completion of a six-month training period. He is currently assigned to six weeks of field training with Police Officer Anthony Rando before he will work on his own in late June. (more…)

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01/28/19 4:30pm

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Shelter Island Police Officer David McGayhey, left, was named the East End Officer of the Year by the Kiwanis Club of Southampton last week. Presenting the award was Shelter Island Police Department Sergeant Terrence LeGrady.

A 34-year veteran of the Shelter Island Police Department was honored Friday not only with his department’s Officer of the Year award, but with an award for the overall Officer of the Year on the East End. (more…)