Chattanooga considers plan to reduce police overtime, costs

By Jacqueline Koch
Chattanooga Times Free Press

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — With police overtime pay hitting more than $1 million in some years, the city is considering a way of cutting back by recalculating how officers earn it.

City officials and Chattanooga police administrators are discussing a plan to reduce overtime by calculating it on a monthly -- not daily -- basis.

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