Westhampton Beach Police Chief Raymond Dean makes $188,709 a year, is given a car for his work and personal use, and he wants more, Newsday reports.
The chief of a department that polices the village of 1,902 residents in the town of Southampton, New York, would earn a higher compensation package than a New York police commissioner, if he receives a 7.9 percent raise in his current contract, according to the newspaper.
Last year, there were 116,824 serious crimes reported in New York City, which was a historic low. By comparison, there were 43 serious crimes, including robbery and aggravated assault, reported in Westhampton Beach, according to state criminal justice statistics.
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