Mass. State Police Troop Hasn't Reported Salaries Since 2010

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A Massachusetts State Police officer keeps watch over a line of people waiting to pass through security before rehearsal for the annual Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular on the Esplanade in Boston in 2016. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
Massachusetts is experiencing long delays in police recruits, particularly candidates of color, due to a lack of sufficient funding at the state Civil Service Commission. (Michael Dwyer/AP)

On Monday, the Boston Globe reported that "payroll records for an entire 140-trooper State Police division have been hidden from public view and weren't filed with the state comptroller for several years."

That's $32.5 million in spending, according to the Globe.

"Of course that data should be there, all the data should be there," said Gov. Charlie Baker. "And I give kudos to the Globe for figuring this out."


Todd Wallack, investigative reporter at the Boston Globe. He tweets @TWallack.

This segment aired on March 26, 2018.


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