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Jail overcrowding taking toll on detention officers

Continued overcrowding at the David L. Moss Detention Center in Tulsa County is taking its toll on detention officers, causing high turnover rates

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IRSMART27 - 6/5/2013 12:33 AM
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Losing overtime pay sucks but most don't do too much as we were working 12 hour shifts. What is going to suck more is 8 hour shifts. Now we have to be at work 5 days a week instead of 3-4. Fuel and food cost goes up. Less time with families, daycare expenses rise, and days off change.

IRSMART27 - 6/5/2013 12:33 AM
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Losing overtime pay sucks but most don't do too much as we were working 12 hour shifts. What is going to suck more is 8 hour shifts. Now we have to be at work 5 days a week instead of 3-4. Fuel and food cost goes up. Less time with families, daycare expenses rise, and days off change.

AF vet - 5/8/2013 11:12 PM
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It is also a slap in the face when the sheriff gives out raises and promotions to his favorites. Not to mention the use of a county owned vehicle to use as they please. There needs to be changes made, starting at the top! Remember to vote.

Unwashed Mass - 5/7/2013 10:22 AM
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OTOH, how do you suppose the jailers would react to loosing all that overtime pay?
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