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Council questions police OT policies:Raises issue of forced extra work in department

City councilors, in their first public comments on a proposed $68 million contract for Boston's largest police union, voiced concerns Tuesday about the safety and health of the city and the police officers who log excessive overtime on the job.

At a Ways and Means Committee hearing Tuesday, the councilors questioned city and police officials about the Boston Police Department's practice of ordering officers to work extra shifts and inquired about whether hiring additional officers would he

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