Honolulu Police Out of Step With Other Departments on Undercover Officers
In Hawaii, the names and salaries of public employees are public — except if you're an undercover officer.
So what makes an undercover officer?
The Honolulu Police Department says its definition of undercover counts plainclothes duty.
But that's not how the term is interpreted at other metropolitan police departments. And one police commissioner here in Honolulu says even he doesn't agree with the police department's definition.