FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Autonomous Robots Prevent Crime

Ask The Expert

Stacy Dean Stephens

VP Marketing & Sales

The Law Officer's Pocket Manual - Bloomberg BNA
This handy 4" x 6" spiral-bound manual offers examples showing how rules are...

Top News

Boston Police Supervisors to Get Pay Raise

July 16, 2010  | 

The highest-ranking supervisors in the Boston Police Department are expected to receive 14 percent salary boosts, which city officials say is necessary to keep their pay on par with that of the officers they oversee.

Commissioner Edward F. Davis said he recommended the salary increases for his command staff, which are expected to be approved by Mayor Thomas M. Menino in the next two weeks.

"These are very difficult decisions,'' Davis said. "We understand the whole fiscal emergency, but at some point you need to establish a level playing field, so that captains don't make more than the people who are supervising them.''

But taxpayer watchdog groups said such hikes are increasingly difficult to sustain in an economic climate that has caused the city to cut services and threaten to close community centers and libraries.

Read Full Story at Boston.com


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Agencies Produce Dozens of Police Lip-Sync Challenge Videos
Dozens and maybe hundreds of law enforcement agencies and units nationwide are continuing...
Texas Officer on Funeral Escort Killed by Suspected Drunk Driver
A Dallas police officer working on a funeral escort was struck and killed by a suspected...
Police Shoot, Kill, Suspected Hawaii Cop Killer in Gunfight
The man suspected of murdering Officer Bronson Kaimana Kaliloa was killed in a shootout...
Arizona Officer's Widow Grateful for New PTSD Law for First Responders
The widow of Craig Tiger — a Phoenix police officer who had been diagnosed with PTSD...
Video: Georgia Officer Trades Punches with Resisting Suspect
The three-minute video shows the altercation between the unidentified officer and suspect...

Police Magazine