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Apr 27, 2016 6:16 PMPublication: The Southampton Press

Sag Harbor Detective Suspended For 30 Days For Undisclosed Disciplinary Matter

At the Southampton Kiwanis Club Officer of the Year Awards in 2014 are former Sag Harbor Village Police Chief Tom Fabiano, left, with Sag Harbor Officer of the Year, Jeffrey Proctor.      PRESS FILE
Apr 28, 2016 3:46 PM

A Sag Harbor Village Police officer was suspended last month for 30 days without pay due to an undisclosed disciplinary matter.

According to a resolution approved by Mayor Sandra Schroeder and the Village Board, Detective Jeffrey Proctor was suspended after a recommendation was made by acting Police Chief Austin McGuire. The resolution was signed on March 23.

The Press obtained the resolution on Wednesday through a Freedom of Information Law filing.

Mr. Proctor is entitled to a hearing on the disciplinary action and the board has appointed John G. Callahan as the hearing officer.

When reached on Tuesday, Mayor Schroeder declined to comment on the matter.

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About time. Let the civil lawsuits begin ...
By Board Watcher (534), East Hampton on Apr 27, 16 7:37 PM
> "When reached on Tuesday, Mayor Schroeder
> declined to comment on the matter."

Duh! It's a personnel matter, not necessarily a criminal one. What did the Press expect?

Detective Jeffrey Proctor, while still in the bag, was six years ago named Sag Harbor's “Officer of the Year.” Hmmmmm!
By Frank Wheeler (1826), Northampton on Apr 27, 16 7:42 PM
Det. Proctor made "Cop of the Year" 4 times.
Seems the suspension is a retaliatory effort by the village because Det. Proctor won a grievance to get his detective vehicle back.
By PeterJakubowski (1), on Apr 27, 16 9:23 PM
Detective Proctor is the most thorough yet compassionate police officer I've ever met--and is perfect for Sag Harbor. How can anyone judge him without information in this forum? He deserves better.
By IslandGirl13 (1), Westhampton Beach on Apr 28, 16 5:17 AM
Look at the number of arrests made by Detective Proctor versus his predecessors and you will find he does his job very well. We'll see what the hearing yields.
By diy_guy (101), Southampton on Apr 28, 16 6:19 AM
I have known det Proctor for many years and have always known him to be professional and respected amongst the community. The village board better have their facts straight which I see as highly unlikely. This is a witch hunt which easily can wind up becoming a major lawsuit. Amazing how this whole thing has been handled. I'm embarrassed for Sag Harbor.
By Wendy Tarlow (1), Sag Harbor on Apr 28, 16 9:42 AM
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We have a new Chief, I am sure he did a complete investigation.
By Sagdays (23), Southampton on Apr 28, 16 1:12 PM
Detective Proctor is a great officer and just won a lawsuit against the village. this makes me really wonder who's behind these allegations. We have your back Det Proctor. Our village needs you!
By CPatino (1), Sag Harbor on Apr 28, 16 5:02 PM
Good luck Jeff, I have always known you to be nothing but professional on the job.
By TerrySullivan (4), on Apr 29, 16 10:58 AM
Too little information makes this a does not pass the smell test. What are they hiding? The Mayor and Police Chief are Oath Breakers along with the cop who probably needs to be flushed down the toilet.
By GuyFawlkes (1), on May 6, 16 10:32 AM
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By Brother of Jeff proctor , Mastic beach on Oct 9, 16 6:12 PM