Through the third quarter of FY2022, City departments spent $152.7 million in overtime, $10.5 million, or 7.4 percent more than last year, and $3.8 million, or 2.6 percent more than FY2020. The  total of $152.7 million is the highest ever total through third quarter, and the City currently projects overtime spending at $198.8 million for FY2022 (full year). The highest-spending departments include:

  • Police: $55.1 million
  • Fire: $48.3 million
  • Prisons: $21.2 million
  • Streets: $13.6 million

PICA's analysis focuses on 10 key departments that are responsible for 97.9 percent of overtime spending, and also includes a staffing analysis.

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