Detroit Police Might Boost Pay To Fill 300 Spots

Some Detroit police might receive $10,000 pay boosts. The wage increases aim to incentivize filling 300 department vacancies and stem the tide of leaving officers.

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said the city and police unions reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement paid for by projected tax revenues.

Union members must still ratify the new contract, which the City Council must also approve.

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