News quote worth quoting.
"This is a trend that is becoming more frequent due to the fact that police departments are not staffed to the point they used to be." - James Carver, President of the Nassau PBA, on the rise in six-figure pensions. According to a report in Newsday, Nassau's overtime bill rose 14.7 percent to $97.5 million last year, compared with $85 million in 2011. Nassau police staff decreased from just over 2,700 in January 2009 to just over 2,200 now. Hey Nassau County Executive Edman Gano, here is an idea; hire more cops = lower pension cost.