They always make it sound like the FD and PD are separate entities. They are part of city government so it's not like two disparate sides have agreed on something. Semantics aside, this episode looks like it's coming to a close, and the city has fewer captains. The real savings is in scrapping the manning clause, but if they can sustain the demotions, it gives management some leverage by dangling pay restoration for the eight people affected.
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