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    2 Boston Officers Placed on Leave in Payroll Probe

    Both supervisors are assigned to the evidence management unit and were placed on leave on Friday, according to a statement by the department. The officers have not been identified.

    (Published Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019)

    Two Boston Police supervisors have been placed on administrative leave in connection with the ongoing department-wide investigation into payroll abuse.

    Both supervisors are assigned to the evidence management unit and were placed on leave on Friday, according to a statement by the department. The officers have not been identified. 

    A statement by department called the incident an administrative issue, adding that the integrity of the evidence stored in the evidence room was not compromised. 

    "This alleged behavior is unacceptable for any member of the Boston Police Department," Boston Police Commissioner William Gross said in a public statement. "As Commissioner, I want to make it clear to every officer that any action that goes against our rules and regulations will not be tolerated - without exception."

    Earlier this month, three officers who work at the headquarters in Roxbury were placed on leave pending what the department called an investigation into "payroll discrepancies." 

    In light of the ongoing investigation, Gross has called for a review of attendance and payroll for every district and unit in the department. 

    Gross also plans to meet with all commanders to "make abundantly clear the rules and expectations surrounding time attendance, and reporting for duty at the department,” according to a statement released by department. 

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