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Union’s Statement On Shooting Payments

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Twenty Albuquerque police officers who have been involved in shootings in 2010 and 2011 received payments from the police union, the Journal has learned.

Union officials say the money is for time out of state to decompress, but critics blast the practice, calling it a “bounty.” Read the full story from this morning’s Journal here.

Read the union’s full statement here:

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