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Fayetteville Police Officers, Firefighters Get Pay Raise

Posted July 6, 1999 7:00 a.m. EDT

— Fayetteville city leadershave approved a pay increase for police officers and firefighters.

Officers are slated to receive an 8 percent increase and a $500-1,500 bonus, depending on rank and experience.

Firefighters will get a similar raise.

City leaders say they have had a tough time coming up with the money without raising taxes.