Matthew Cooper, president of the Raleigh Police Protective Association, leads a group of about 30 residents on Tuesday in protesting the Raleigh City Council's decision on Monday to reject big pay boosts for public safety officers. The city will likely give 3 percent raises - not the 5-15 percent raises some police and fire advocates have asked for. Andy Specht aspecht@newsobserver.com
Matthew Cooper, president of the Raleigh Police Protective Association, leads a group of about 30 residents on Tuesday in protesting the Raleigh City Council's decision on Monday to reject big pay boosts for public safety officers. The city will likely give 3 percent raises - not the 5-15 percent raises some police and fire advocates have asked for. Andy Specht aspecht@newsobserver.com

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June 13, 2016 7:01 PM

Raleigh City Council rejects requested pay boost for emergency responders

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