A New York Metropolis corrections captain is beneath investigation for allegedly stamping his personal timecards — with inflated time beyond regulation hours, sources instructed The Publish.
Wayne Prince, 41, billed for 16 1/2 hours on 16 days between April and June 2019, although he didn’t work all of these hours, sources mentioned.
Prince began working time beyond regulation on or about April 7 to show lessons for an upcoming promotional examination, “regardless of the category already being taught by retired members of service” whom the division already pays, sources mentioned.
On every of these days, the captain clocked in 16 1/2 hours of time beyond regulation, sources mentioned, although every class usually solely lasted 4 to 5 hours.
It’s unclear what number of hours Prince claimed he labored every day.
Sources mentioned the bottom wage for a Division of Correction captain is $114,000.
Prince couldn’t be reached.
In an announcement, the DOC mentioned, “For questions on attainable DOI [Department of Investigation] investigations, please contact DOI.”
DOI didn’t instantly return a message.
In keeping with sources, Prince was the eighth-highest time beyond regulation earner amongst captains within the division in 2019.
He was subsequently sanctioned from working any extra additional hours for the rest of the 12 months — however nonetheless continued to log out on his personal time beyond regulation slips with a rubber stamp, the sources mentioned.
Prince was awarded by the New York Metropolis Correction Guardians in 2017 for its Dedication and Efficiency Award, which was acknowledged by the New York State Senate.