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.