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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.

NYPD's Costs Reach $2 Million on Wall Street Protests

October 11, 2011
The New York Police Department so far has spent almost $2 million, mostly in overtime costs, to patrol lower Manhattan in recent weeks, as Wall Street protesters gear up for another week.

N.Y. State Sergeants Agree To 10-Hour Shifts

October 5, 2011
Under terms of the agreement, sergeants receive additional days off. However, they will be scheduled to work more hours in a year. The new schedule is expected to help eliminate scheduling gaps, which during a testing phase saved over 43 percent in overtime costs.

Report: 2 Ohio Campus Officers Netted More OT Than Salary

September 26, 2011
Two Ohio State University police officers worked so many overtime shifts in 2010 that their overtime pay surpassed their base salary. Officers Richard A. Green and Thomas A. Schneider, each took in more than $84,000 in overtime last year. They earned more than $165,000.

ICE Approves OT Pay Waiver for Removal Agents

June 27, 2011
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will provide additional overtime pay to its Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) division agents, a decision that has gained support from an association representing federal agents.

Pennsylvania Chief Charged with OT Fraud

June 17, 2011
Annville (Pa.) Police Chief Michael Burdge Sr. has been charged with falsifying records and claiming nearly $39,000 in overtime reimbursement from state grants for his department.

Calif. Police Union Settles 'Donning and Doffing' Lawsuit

December 22, 2010
Under terms of the settlement, the Long Beach PD's 883 officers will get 12 hours of extra vacation time per year for three years, and then 11 hours in the final year.

Honolulu Officers Want Legal Bills Paid During OT Pay Dispute

December 21, 2010
Seven Honolulu (Hawaii) Police officers have asked the city to pay for their legal bills while they defend themselves against allegations that they falsified overtime pay reports.

Overtime Survival Kit

November 8, 2010
If you have an issued car, keep a small bag in the trunk. If your department utilizes a car fleet, then keep this in your privately owned vehicle trunk or in your locker. This won't take up much space, but will make life a little more livable.

Houston Mayor Targets Police Overtime Pay

April 23, 2010
The president of the Houston Police Officer's Union said the pay is needed to compensate officers for working overnight and making it to court in the morning.

Overtime Caps Hamper LAPD Homicide Investigations

April 12, 2010
Budgetary conditions that led to the LAPD refusing to pay officers overtime wages except in rare circumstances is striking at the core of the department's homicide unit, as detectives are being benched while cases remain unsolved.
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