Category Archives: Police Dept.

Increase in Police Pay not cited by City Management

The APT does it’s best to correct inaccurate city data, to keep local government honest and to provide credible sourced information for the public. 1) A new Portsmouth Patrolmans Union contract [Accessed Sept. 14, 2011, contract vanished from city site Sept. … Continue reading

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Letter to Mayor Ferrini – CONTRACT JAMMING for Patrolmans Contract

Letter to Mayor – Police Contract  

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Chief Ferland’s response to cuts not surprising

Portsmouth Herald Letter to the Editor May 29, 2011 2:00 AM http://www.seacoastonline.com/articles/20110529-OPINION-105290314 It comes as no surprise that Portsmouth Police Chief Lou Ferland wrote a negative op-ed to Seacoast Sunday dated May 22, in response to a report from the … Continue reading

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Police Study

On Thursday May 19, 2011 a public session was held to give input to the Portsmouth Police Audit.  Kym Cravens lead that discussion. One question posed from the audience was:  Has your company (Public Safety Strategies Group) ever proposed the lay off … Continue reading

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Bias in Studies

California example of a biased study: When Palo Alto officials asked for an independent study of Fire Department staffing, they had no idea the analysis would be performed by a veteran firefighter who belongs to the International Association of Fire … Continue reading

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Mayor Marchand 2005 Report on Police-Activity does not justify staffing

“The amount of activity the Portsmouth Police Department (PPD) handles is very low, and does not justify either the current levels of staffing or overtime.” Mayor Steve Marchand – 2005

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Police Budget Growth

Source: Portsmouth City Budgets 95/96 – 10/11 http://cityofportsmouth.com/finance/budgets.htm [Accessed March 6, 2011], Portsmouth Public Library, U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics CPI-U for Boston, Brockton and Nashua [Accessed March 6, 2011] Below is how often and during what … Continue reading

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POLICE CONTRACTS

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RANKING OFFICERS POLICE UNION CONTRACTS

See HERE for Salary breakdown for 2009 for all officers.

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Police Salaries 2009

Police The 2009 average pay of full time officers who worked the entire year was $76,146 plus benefits (please note, we took Arnold, S out of the equation due to the discrepancies between city W-2 and Police Provided records.) If … Continue reading

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