A Dozen Boston Parking-Enforcement Officers Under Investigation For Writing Fake Tickets To Get Off Work, City Says

Six parking enforcement officers are off the job and another half-dozen are under the microscope after the city says it found that the ticket-writers had been penning fake or bad fines while they skipped work.

Chief of Streets Jascha Franklin-Hodge told the Herald that the city has “clear evidence” of misconduct by six officers who were literally mailing it in, writing fake tickets while simply just not working certain shifts. Of those, five either have resigned or retired since the investigation began late last year shortly after the Wu administration took power, and the one remaining one is on unpaid leave pending a hearing in the coming days, he said.

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