The Des Plaines (Ill.) Police Department handed out suspensions today to 13 officers who the department said were found to have violated department rules and regulations in connection with an internal investigation into misreporting of DUI arrests to obtain overtime pay from a federally funded grant.
The 13 officers—12 assigned to the patrol division and one in the detective division—were not named in a release announcing the disciplinary action.
They face suspensions ranging from seven days to 60 days, officials said.
In February, Police Chief William Kushner announced that the department's internal investigation concluded that several officers violated department rules and policies in connection to the department’s handling of a federally funded grant designed to catch drunk drivers and seat-belt violators.
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