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Police Department

Pay Scale and Benefits

Rates of Pay Approved by the Commission for FY13-14 For POTs, PO1s, and PO2s
Rates are effective January 1, 2014

PAY RATES
OFFICER CLASSIFICATION HOURLY MONTHLY ANNUALLY
POLICE OFFICER TRAINEE 17.36 3,009.16 36,109.96
POLICE OFFICER I 19.29 3,343.79 40,125.47
PO I - *3% EDUCATION INCENTIVE 19.87 3,444.10 41,329.23
PO I - *6% EDUCATION INCENTIVE 20.45 3,544.42 42,533.00
POLICE OFFICER II 21.37 3,703.57 44,442.87
PO II - *3% EDUCATION INCENTIVE 22.01 3,814.68 45,776.16
PO II - *6% EDUCATION INCENTIVE 22.65 3,925.79 47,109.44

*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 / 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