Analysis reveals police union contracts yield big payouts in NJ

Off-duty jobs, bonuses for perfect attendance, and hundreds of thousands of dollars in unused sick-time payouts. Those are just some of the financial perks police departments in New Jersey extend to their officers through union contracts.

After sifting through hundreds of these contracts, The Asbury Park Press and ProPublica found that despite reforms, there are loopholes and clauses that can yield big payouts for officers, and even bigger financial burdens on those towns.

Asbury Park Press reporter Andrew Ford was part of the investigation; he joins Anchor Briana Vannozzi.