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Raleigh Police Want More Money

Posted June 2, 1998 7:00 a.m. EDT

— Most people agree that police officers have a tough job. Now, Raleigh officers want to be better compensated for their work.

They've asked the city council for a raise. A police spokesperson says Raleigh has the highest cost of living in North Carolina, but pays its police officers salaries that are among the lowest in the state.