KARE 11 Investigates: Double Billing the Badge - The Patrol Car Payback

Number 28459
Subject Police
Source KARE-TV (Golden Valley, Minn.)
Year 2019
Publication Date March - December 2019
Summary KARE 11's groundbreaking multi-year investigation "Double Billing the Badge - The Patrol Car Payback" exposed a complex scheme to overcharge hundreds of police agencies on thousands of squad cars. It led to a criminal conviction, reforms in state procurement policies, and a massive refund of taxpayer dollars.
Category Philip Meyer Contest entry
Keywords KARE 11, Minnesota, police, cars, charge, audit, double billing, agencies, public records
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