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Busted Cop Wanted Extra Pay For Jail Time

When detectives arrested Miami Beach police Officer Hector Trujillo on racketeering and bribery charges March 21, he went to jail, waited four hours for processing and bonded out.

Then he did what came naturally: He put in for four hours of court overtime.

“That’s like something out of a Woody Allen movie,” Maj. Steve Robbins said.

In a series this week, the Miami Herald identified Trujillo as one of hundreds of officers who collected court overtime - even when they did little or no police work.

This time, the city rejected the overtime pay.



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