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Police raking in thousands for questionable overtime

"The call it "piling on": Police officers, looking to pad their paychecks with overtime, add their names to arrest reports and other investigative paperwork, no matter how minor their role. Then, when a case arises in court, they get called to testify - and possibly paid overtime."

The Philadelphia Inquirer has learned that this could have been the case for former Philadelphia Police Lt. Richard Brown. According to Internal Affairs investigators, Brown stretched the truth on paperwork to "rack up nearly $17,000 in court compensation that he wasn't entitled to between 2006 and 2009."

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