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By Stephanie Heinatz, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
Feb. 23--Paying overtime to police officers can be a double-edged sword in local cities, especially Suffolk.
On one hand, officers would see more money in their paychecks -- something Suffolk police have wanted for years.
But on the other hand, the money would have to come from city funds.
The House of Delegates is expected to vote this week on SB873, an amendment that includes law enforcement employees in the overtime compensation definition for public safety personnel. It spells out that police officers, like their fire and rescue counterparts, …