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Video: Protests Take Emotional Toll on St. Louis Police Officers

October 5, 2017
The wave of protests following the acquittal of former police officer Jason Stockley is reportedly costing St. Louis about $2,900,000 in police overtime. But St. Louis Police Officers' Association President Ed Clark said there is an emotional toll as well.

Protests Take Emotional Toll on St. Louis Officers

October 5, 2017
The wave of protests following the acquittal of former police officer Jason Stockley is reportedly costing St. Louis about $2,900,000 in police overtime. But St. Louis Police Officers' Association President Ed Clark said there is an emotional toll as well. More Here.

Philadelphia Police Union Wins $8 Million Settlement in Smartphone Overtime Dispute

August 17, 2017
Philadelphia's police union just won a first of its kind case in an overtime dispute with the city. At issue was if officers being required to check their phones or email was considered being "on call."

Union President Says Denver Deputies Have Lost Faith in Sheriff Over Excess Overtime

August 9, 2017
The union president representing Denver sheriff’s deputies says that work conditions at the jail are the worst he’s seen in his 23 years on the job there—and that overtime pay for deputies is only adding to the problems. He adds that deputies have lost faith in the sheriff.

Backpay Awarded to 25,000 Feds Who Worked During 2013 Shutdown

February 24, 2017
A federal judge has ruled that around 25,000 federal employees are eligible for compensation from the government for the time they spent working during the 2013 government shutdown.

Chicago Police Union Asks Officers Not to Work Overtime During Labor Day Weekend

September 2, 2016
"In order to show unity and to protest the continued disrespect of Chicago Police Officers and the killings of Law Enforcement Officers across our Country, we are requesting FOP Members to refrain from volunteering to work ... for the entire Labor Day Weekend," the memo said.

Chicago Police Plan to Revamp Overtime Program

June 10, 2016
As Chicago struggles with some of the worst violence it has seen since the 1990s, the Police Department plans on revamping its overtime program that allows a couple of hundred officers each day to work on their days off, officials said.

Chicago Police Overtime tops $116 Million Because of Officer Shortage, Protests

April 5, 2016
The Chicago Police Department spent a record $116.1 million on overtime in 2015 — up 17.2 percent from the previous year — to mask a manpower shortage that has mushroomed under Mayor Rahm Emanuel, with police retirements outpacing hiring by 975 officers.

Overtime For Work on Phones? Judge to Decide in Chicago Case

August 26, 2015
A federal judge is set to decide whether Chicago police officers should have received overtime pay for answering work-related calls and emails after hours, a case that could help clarify what it means for an employee to be off the clock in the age of smartphones.

Bills for Extra LE Response for Ferguson, Mo., Coming Due

August 29, 2014
Now that the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., apparently has subsided, the bills soon will come due. No one doubts the cost is well into the millions, and every agency is looking to the state to pay for it.

Homicide Rate Drops 18% in Chicago

January 2, 2014
Homicides dropped 18 percent in Chicago last year and crime overall was down 16 percent, according to statistics released by the Chicago PD on Wednesday.

Whistleblowers Say Overtime Fraud Rampant in Border Patrol, DHS

November 7, 2013
The letter details the overtime abuse as an ongoing and pervasive problem at Border Patrol, Customs and Border Protection and other agencies in the giant Department of Homeland Security.

Chief Begs for Burial Plot for Boston Bomber

May 8, 2013
The Worcester (Mass.) Police chief issued a public plea to state and federal officials to help bury accused terrorist Tamerlan Tsarnaev to rescue his agency from a $10,000 a day cost of providing security for a funeral home.

13 Ill. Cops Suspended In OT Scheme

April 18, 2013
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.

Homicides Down, Police Overtime Up In Chicago

March 21, 2013
Hundreds of Chicago police officers are hitting the streets on overtime every night in dangerous neighborhoods, the latest tactic by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration to reduce killings in a city dogged by its homicide rate.

L.A. Supervisors Attack Sheriff for 'Stealing' Police Resources

January 23, 2013
Los Angeles County supervisors Tuesday said Sheriff Lee Baca's suspension of deputy overtime has dramatically reduced patrol operations and jeopardized public safety.

Vt. Trooper Resigns, Denies OT Fraud

July 16, 2012
A Vermont trooper has resigned and will face charges that he padded his time sheets. Sgt. Jim Deeghan, a 22-year veteran of the Vermont State Police, has pleaded not guilty to two charges of false swearing.

Video: Chicago's Top Cop Explains Rising Murder Rate

June 19, 2012
The rash of shootings and spike in murders in Chicago this year can be attributed to the city's 59 gangs and more than 600 gang sets, Police Superintendant Garry McCarthy told CBS News.

Take Time Off To Recharge Your Battery

March 19, 2012
You're the hardest working cop on the shift in the precinct, and you're determined to make your mark on the department. Whoa! Let's talk about the long-term effects on you, if this pace continues.

L.A. Pays Fired Cop $3.2 Million In OT Claim

November 3, 2011
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday agreed to a $3.2 million settlement for Officer Richard Romney, an 18-year veteran who alleged he had been forced out of the department through retaliation.
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