"The Sheriff's Office expects to cut $9 million from next year's budget, primarily by cutting overtime."
"Another $18 million will go straight to the pension fund, off-setting the additional money needed in the fund with new officer hires. "
"City crews perform maintenance on JSO vehicles and receive a mark-up for administrative costs. That means in addition to labor and parts costs, JSO pays the City $600,000 in mark-ups on tire repair alone."
"JSO also pays the City 22 cents for every gallon of gas. On average, Rutherford says police vehicles burn 7,000 gallons of gas a day."