According to records obtained from the city of Little Rock via a Freedom of Information request, two LRPD officers assigned to be part-time bodyguards/drivers for our autocratic, feckless and frightened mayor have racked up $6, 959.12 in overtime payments since April 19th.
LRPD officers Irving Jackman and Chris Henderson were the two officers selected to babysit Mayor Scott and drive in around in a late model black Chevy Tahoe. They do not wear uniforms performing this duty. They were assigned to this task after the Pulaski County Prosecuting cleared now fired LRPD Officer Charles Starks of any wrongdoing in the homicide of Bradley Blackshire on February 22nd.
Jackman received $3,560.48 for 88 OT hours and Henderson received $3,250.80 for 84 OT hours. You can view their OT time sheets by clicking here.
These hours were in addition to their regular patrol shifts. Each officer has an annual salary of $51, 590.66.
Look closely at the documents for April 30th and May 7th. They were providing protection on board meeting days. There are usually three uniformed officer assigned to cover the board meetings.
What did these plain-clothed officers do while the board meeting took place? Hang out in the mayor new office to watch Netflicks and chill?
Why the double coverage by LRPD when the mayor and LRPD cannot produce a single document to justify his need for bodyguards.
Our FOI request also confirmed that little else is being done to provide security for Mayor Scott other that these two paid wing men.
Stay tuned. More to follow.
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