Jury Rejects Claim on NYC Police Overtime

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A federal jury returned a verdict on behalf of four New York City police officers accused of falsely arresting a man on drug charges, rejecting the man’s claim that he was detained so that the officers could earn overtime pay. The verdict in the case of Hector Cordero, 59, foreclosed the possibility of a broad judicial examination of the practice, known for decades as “collars for dollars . . .

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