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Audit blames lack of oversight for ‘excessive’ Baltimore police overtime pay

January 23, 2024
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Baltimore Police Department supervisors have failed to monitor officers’ use of overtime, contributing to taxpayers fronting millions of dollars in “excessive” amounts of time-and-a-half pay in recent years, according to a state audit released Monday. Over an eight-year period, one officer made $1.1 million in overtime pay on top of the officer’s $824,000 salary, the audit reported.

Article Source: The Daily Record

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