09/30/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Cop Sues City, Wants Overtime Pay For BlackBerry Use

Like millions of Americans, Chicago Police Sgt. Jeffrey Allen's job had him on an electronic leash of sorts.

Even when he was off duty, Allen says, he performed work on his department-issued BlackBerry. Now he wants to get paid for the off-duty time he spent on the device.

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