Buffalo's top earners raise issue of residency

Aug 20, 2012 Full story: Buffalo News

Officer Jeffrey Mott worked a lot last year. The Buffalo police officer made almost twice as much in overtime as his base pay, giving him a one-year paycheck of $182,000. It's become a typical scenario for the Buffalo Police Department, where officers in the final years on the job tend to fatten their paychecks with overtime to bump up their ... (more)

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Liiiffe Coachhhhhhhhhhhh h

Chesapeake, VA

#1 Aug 20, 2012
I don't think the taxpayers want stupid cops.

If a cop can boost his pension by working a bunch of overtime right before he retires, it would be stupid of him not to do it.

If you don't like it, then elect people who will change the rules.

And Buffalo cops don't live outside the city so much because they are afraid of running into people they arrest. They don't want their kids going to Buffalo schools
Paul Dyster

United States

#2 Jul 16, 2013
We will miss you dearly Jeff, Godspeed and prayers to your family...
Country Boy

Batavia, NY

#3 Jul 16, 2013
All tier 1 NYS employees played that game. I have a friend who retired a number of years ago with a ridiculously high pension using the technics described. Cuomo has since changed the rules to prevent this from happening in the future.
all of the people you did

Orlando, FL

#4 Aug 18, 2013
feeling so warm and fussy inside knowing this dirt bag is where he needs to be

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