A New York police officer acquitted of murdering a roommate is entitled to 376 days of back pay and benefits withheld while he was in jail awaiting trial, a Manhattan judge has ruled.

Supreme Court Justice Joan Madden, in Bullock v. Kelly, 113893/06, held that �14-423 of New York City’s administrative code “unambiguously requires that a suspended police officer, like [Clayton] Bullock, who is acquitted of all charges against him is entitled to full pay for the period of his suspension notwithstanding such charges and suspensions.”

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