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The two busiest police officers on patrol worked an average of 60 hours a week, every week, last year as overtime costs crept upward. According to the city’s list of highest-paid city employees, police officers spent far more time at work than they have in recent years. The city will not release its total overtime spending for another month, but it’s clear those costs have gone up significantly. Still, it’s not as bad as in ...


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SchenectadyScott
January 25, 2012
1:35 a.m.

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How about working 12 hour shifts just like they do everywhere else...since it does not effect their performance....I say we have mismanagement. This just might cut down on the extreme overtime...

wmarincic
January 25, 2012
9:19 a.m.

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Sean Clifford is a K9 officer with the only Drug Dog that SPD has and God knows that there are too many drug dealers in Schenectady. This police department has about fifty less officers than needed. We have four asst. chiefs making a half million dollars per year. The Lt's are the ones really running the departments so lets get rid of the asst. chiefs and the commissioner who really isn't needed and put twenty five more cops on the street.

EH3
January 25, 2012
3:36 p.m.

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How about sharing services (drug dogs) with the Schd'y county Sheriff and State Police?

EH3
January 25, 2012
3:36 p.m.

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How about sharing services (drug dogs) with the Schd'y county Sheriff and State Police?

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