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Report: North Jersey cops collecting thousands in payouts

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Local lawmakers are "stalling" to change payout laws that have seen North Jersey taxpayers fund $1.5 million in police payouts over the past three months, NorthJersey.com reported.

According to the report, the money is being paid out to retiring police chiefs in Bergen and Passaic Counties to cover unused sick, vacation, and compensatory time.

The report outlined a handful of public employees who are collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars in payments each.

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By: Jessica Mazzola (Patch Editor)

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