100 Unused Sick Days = $27K Gain for Oceanport's Ex-Chief
Former Police Chief Harold Sutton, who retired from the Oceanport Police Department on March 1, will receive the $27,900 payout over three years, according to a report in the Asbury Park Press.
Oceanport will pay its former police chief over $27,000 for unused sick days, according to a report in the Asbury Park Press.
Chief Harold W. Sutton, who retired on March 1 after serving Oceanport for 34 years, will be paid out $27,900 over three years by the borough for unused sick days.
The borough set a cap for employees in 2009 at 100 days or $15,000 but Sutton was grandfathered in at the old rate, according to the report.
Capt. Daniel Barcus will serve as interim chief until Sutton's successor is named.
Sutton, who had served as chief since 2005, joined the Oceanport Police Department in 1978. He was promoted to detective in 1989, to sergeant in 1992, detective sergeant in 1997 and captain in 1998.