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Resource ID: #25347
Subject: Police
Source: News 12 New Jersey (Edison, N.J. )
Date: August 3, 2011; September 23, 2011; October 26-27, 2011



The police chief of one of New Jersey's largest cities billed taxpayers for tens of thousands of dollars a year for off-duty "detail work", much of which was never actually performed. Subsequent reporting uncovered that a handful of influential officers, including the heads of both police unions, also enriched themselves in this way. Police records were also so sloppy that it appears taxpayers paid some officers double for working (or, in some cases, not working) the exact same hours.

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