PAID POLICE SUSPENSIONS – I’d like to have a job like that.
“The average salary for suspended officers known to the National Post was $101,388.45. The practice of continuing to pay an officer who has committed serious misconduct creates the appearance that the police (force) does not view the misconduct as seriously as it should, and this can lower the reputation of policing.”
At least 80 police officers in Ontario were on suspension with pay during a three-week period this summer, a National Post investigation has discovered
Source: Paid police suspensions cost Ontario taxpayers more than $13,000 per day, investigation reveals