New Jersey Watchdog
The 17 double-dipping sheriffs and 29 undersheriffs are raking in $8.3 million a year, said New Jersey Watchdog’s Mark Lagerqvist.
The retired Hamilton police officer is on disability for a leg injury. He earned $70,000 in disability pension last year.
It’s perfectly legal, but to some, big pension payouts to public employees are outrageous and unaffordable, and they’re only growing.
According to an investigation by Mark Lagerkvist of New Jersey Watchdog, a news website devoted to public service journalism, 22 retired state police currently earn a pension and a salary.