A uniformed off-duty Seattle police officer is on hand to help with traffic at a Seattle City Light job site in West Seattle. (Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)
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Cops for $1,000 a day: How Seattle spends millions hiring off-duty police officers but does little to monitor their moonlighting

Seattle officials vowed but failed to reform off-duty police work. In the system left in place, SPD can’t reliably enforce its rules. Employers pay wildly different rates for off-duty cops. One of the biggest customers? The city itself. New

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