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Police Department

Pay Scale and Benefits

Rates of Pay Approved by the Commission for FY15-16 For POTs, PO1s, and PO2s
Rates are effective July 1, 2015

PAY RATES
OFFICER CLASSIFICATION HOURLY MONTHLY ANNUALLY
POLICE OFFICER TRAINEE 17.98 3,115.24 37,382.84
POLICE OFFICER I 19.98 3,461.66 41,539.89
PO I - *3% EDUCATION INCENTIVE 20.58 3,565.51 42,786.09
PO I - *6% EDUCATION INCENTIVE 21.18 3,669.36 44,032.28
POLICE OFFICER II 22.12 3,834.13 46,009.89
PO II - *3% EDUCATION INCENTIVE 22.78 3,949.15 47,389.76
PO II - *6% EDUCATION INCENTIVE 23.45 4,064.18 48,770.05

*3% - ASSOCIATES DEGREE, 6% - BACHELORS DEGREE
*AFTER GRADUATION FROM ACADEMY AND PROOF OF EDUCATION

Benefits

  • Deferred compensation
  • Longevity pay
  • Overtime pay
  • State supplemented in-service pay ($600)
  • 20 paid military days per year
  • Compensated for time spent in court
  • Vested for pension after 10 years
  • Vested for medical pension after 10 years
  • Use of Montgomery GI bills, in first year of training

Insurance

  • Health: Blue Cross/Blue Shield or Cigna
  • Life: free - 2 times annual salary up to $50,000
  • Dental: free - single coverage
  • Optional vision insurance
  • Mental health/substance abuse insurance
  • Additional coverage available through payroll deductions

Vacation

  • 20 paid vacation days after one year
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • 3 personal leave days per year
  • 1 sick day per month accumulated up to 120 days

Clothing and Equipment Allowance

  • $200 every six months for uniform maintenance
  • Basic equipment and sidearm issued during Academy training