Half of Toronto police workforce earned $100,000 last year

A Toronto police constable who earned $244,000 in 2014 — more than double his base salary — is one of 4,125 police staff members who were paid more than $100,000 last year.

It’s my understanding that the private sector pays for about 60% of paid duty activity with “government” meaning you and me picking up the tab for the remaining 40%.

The question remains, is paid duty necessary always, sometimes, never?

Then there’s the matter of overtime…