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Police department rewrites OT rules after critical audit

Jan 07, 2019 - The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)

The Cincinnati Police Department tightened its overtime policy this week with new rules requiring more documentation and oversight to cut down on abuses.

The revised policy comes months after an internal audit found problems with the department's current system and singled out some officers for receiving excessive overtime payouts.

Police policy now includes examples of acceptable and unacceptable practices. It requires additional paperwork, more detailed overtime requests and prohi...