Chicago Police Overtime May Hit Record $200M

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The Chicago Police Department is on pace to spend nearly $200 million on overtime in 2017 — 40 percent more than last year’s record — despite a two-year hiring surge intended to allow for attrition and bolster the force by 970 officers, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. The Sun-Times reported in July that officers racked up $30.9 million in overtime during . . .

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