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BENEFITS

UNIFORM and equipment

Uniform Allowance: Yearly uniform allowance of $550.

Equipment issued by SPD: Glock 9 mm, or .40 caliber duty weapon and take home portable police radio. Laterals have options for .45 caliber.

VACATIOn and LEave

As part of the largest city in the Northwest, the City of Seattle offers generous leave and family coverage. Benefits begin the first day of Academy Training:

  • 10 Paid Holidays plus
    16 hours Personal Holiday


  • 12 Days paid Vacation

  • 12 Days paid Sick Leave
    (can be used for spouse/domestic partner, child or parent)
    (unlimited accrual)


  • Enrollment in Washington State LEOFF2 Retirement

  • Deferred Compensation Plan (Optional) 
    (City Matches up to $2780.40 a year)

MEDICAL

Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance.

  • Benefits start within 30 days of being hired.
  • No extra cost for Dependants Coverage and Domestic Partner Coverage is available.

PROVIDERS

Retirement: LEOFF2 RETIREMENT

Medical: AETNA | GROUP HEALTH

Dental: DELTA DENTAL | DENKOR

Vision: VSP

Relief Association: SPRA

Union Representation: SEATTLE POLICE OFFICER'S GUILD (Officers and Sergeants)

 

 

 

 
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