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Schenectady police miss budget on both ends

Overtime already tops budget for year

Schenectady Police Department cars, from October 2012.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Schenectady Police Department cars, from October 2012.
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The Schenectady Police Department has spent much more than it budgeted for overtime this year, and its collection company hasn’t brought in any revenue from old parking tickets, Chief Brian Kilcullen reported at the start of his budget review Tuesday. Fire Chief Michael Della Rocco also announced during the budget review that he will retire next year, though he has not set a date. City Council members were most dismayed by the lack of parking ...

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October 12, 2013
2 p.m.

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Maybe the city should outsource the ticket WRITING as well as collections. A private company that has a financial motivation to issue and collect tickets will probably do a lot better and aggressive job of bringing in the income.
Privatization works!