WINDHAM, N.H. (AP) -When Police Officer Greg Malisos retires Monday, he’ll be giving up more than the usual 40-hour workweek.

The vanity plates on his recreational vehicle explain his approach toward his job: “OT KING.”

The 20-year police veteran averaged 11 hours of work a day last year, working as many as 30 consecutive days without a break. He earned $141,531, boosting his regular pay by working 2,423 extra hours through a combination of overtime and construction details.

Since 2005, he has logged nearly 7,000 of overtime and detail work. He did it so he could retire early, with the maximum pay. Retirement pay is based on an officer’s highest three years of earnings.

Chief Gerald Lewis, whose salary was $83,381, said he had some concerns about all the hours Malisos was working, but said the officer showed no signs of being tired from all the work.

Information from: Eagle Tribune,

AP-ES-06-29-08 1535EDT

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