Suffolk top-cop pay gets an adjustment

Suffolk Police Commissioner Edward Webber. (July 25, 2012) Suffolk Police Commissioner Edward Webber. (July 25, 2012) Photo Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas

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Police Commissioner Edward Webber last week may have been seeking to get both $321,000 salary and pension, but Bellone aides say he will be returning $1,703 to the county coffers in his next paycheck Oct. 4.

That’s because he continued to be paid as chief of support services through the last pay period even though he was officially made commissioner on Aug. 24.

He needed to make a refund because his biweekly pay as chief totaled $190,551 a year, not counting annual payments for longevity and holidays, and that is higher than his $162,762 a year salary as commissioner.

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