Press Release on Worcester Police Detail Earnings

Each year, local media outlets publicize police salary information, but often leave out very important details related to those earnings. Together with NEPBA Local 911 President Dan Gilbert, we did a public records request seeking to breakdown the 2018 detail wages. Specifically, we sought to discover how much revenue the City earns from its adminstrative fees charged to private contractors. As expected, the City generates hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue each year directly from police details, not to mention the benefit of thousands of hours of police work subsidized by private industry. This benefit is enjoyed by most municipalities. A simple public records request will provide the numbers.

Read the full press release here.