has its own police and fire departments and an ambulance association.
They are located in the Emergency Services Building on Cedar Street.
event of an emergency, call 911. Inappropriate calls to 911 may threaten
the lives of those truly in need of emergency services. Call 911 only
in the event of a serious emergency. For all other matters, call the
Police Department at 631-324-0777. Fire Department/Ambulance can be
reached at 631-324-0124.
Police Chief, Gerard Larsen, Jr.
Hampton Village Police Department is a full-service police department.
It provides a full range of law enforcement services to the Village
of East Hampton, including patrols, investigative support, special unit
services, law enforcement programs, and emergency communications. The
Chief of Police, assisted by the Executive Officer, oversees the activities
of the Police Department. Department functions are organized into three
divisions: the Patrol Division, the Detective Division, and the Emergency
Department currently has 22 full-time permanent personnel, including
police officers, detectives, and administrative staff. During the summer
season, the number of personnel expands to include a number of temporary
seasonal police officers (SPOs) and temporary traffic control officers
(TCOs). SPOs are fully trained police academy graduates who provide
foot patrols in the commercial core and maintain peace in the evening
hours and at night. The TCOs direct traffic in the commercial core and
enforce parking regulations. During the summer months, the Police Department
also utilizes a Civilian Enforcement Program to assist with enforcing
also contracts with the Montauk, Amagansett, Springs, Sag Harbor, and
Bridgehampton Fire Districts to provide emergency radio communications
for their fire and ambulance services. The village's Emergency Communications
Department - with its staff of 13 full-time Public Safety Dispatchers
- provides these services from its headquarters in the Emergency Services
Department Headquarters is located at the Emergency Services Building
at One Cedar Street. The building houses a modern fully equipped police
facility, including administrative offices, emergency communications
center, offices and support facilities for police officers and detectives,
as well as facilities for booking, temporary detention, and evidence
storage. The building currently houses all 22 department personnel.
It is designed to accommodate 40 personnel, the estimated maximum number
of personnel needed to provide police protection to the village once
it is completely developed.
is divided into a number of police patrol areas. Each area is patrolled
on a continuous basis. During each of four daily shifts, a sergeant
and two police officers are on duty patrolling the village. The Department
currently has a fleet of 11 vehicles, including six patrol cars, two
detective cars, two four-wheel drive vehicles, and one all-terrain vehicle.
The current response time within the village is fewer than three minutes.
communications center currently handles all 911 emergency calls from
Bridgehampton to Montauk. This encompasses the services areas of six
fire departments, six ambulance services, and the police departments
in the village of Sag Harbor and the Town of East Hampton.
Kenneth Collum, Code Enforcement Officer
Office of Fire Prevention
East Hampton Fire Department provides protection to the residents and
business owners of, and visitors to, the Village of East Hampton and
the Town of East Hampton. The village owns the Fire Department, its
equipment and facilities. The Village Trustees are the Fire Commissioners.
to fire suppression activity, fire fighting and supervisory units respond
to calls for water rescue, confined space, hazardous material incidents,
vehicular accidents, gas main breaks, utility emergencies, and other
non-fire emergencies. The Department responds to emergencies in six
minutes on average.
Department has two engine companies, two pump companies, one ladder
company, one fire police company, and a rescue squad. The Department
is an all-volunteer fire fighting organization. There are presently
three chiefs and 145 volunteer fire fighters.
is housed at the Village of East Hampton Emergency Services Building
on Cedar Street. There were 495 calls received for fire protection in
Hampton Village Ambulance Association provides emergency medical services.
The Association has two chief officers and 50 trained volunteers including
emergency medical technicians. In a serious medical emergency, call 911.
2010 - there were 1,300 ambulance calls and 1,300 fire calls