JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Four Jersey City police officials were set to retire Wednesday with big payouts for unused time off, including a deputy chief who put in for the equivalent of several years’ worth.
As the Jersey Journal reported, former Deputy Chief Peter Nalbach will receive more than $500,000 for 754 unused days, the biggest payout of the group.READ MORE: New State-Of-The-Art $241 Million High School On The Ballot For Hoboken Voters
Retired Chief Tom Comey is getting more than $170,000 for 215 days. Two other ex-deputies are getting more than $250,000 each.
Former Deputy Chief Robert Kilduff will receive about $307,000 for 419 unused days, and former Deputy Chief Hugh Donaghue will receive about $253,000 for 344 days, the paper reported.
Mayor-elect Steve Fulop, who will take office on July 1, has questioned how so many days could go unused. The outgoing chief called the criticism disappointing.READ MORE: 11-Year-Old New Jersey Girl Sews Custom Hospital Gowns For Pediatric Cancer Patients
Final salaries are used to calculate compensation for unused days other than sick time.
A total of 25 police employees are set to retire by Aug. 1, the newspaper reported.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
[display-posts category=”news” wrapper=”ul” posts_per_page=”4″]MORE NEWS: NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora Dies After Being Shot In Line Of Duty In Harlem: 'True Heroes Never Die'
(TM and © Copyright 2013 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)