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Sworn Salary Schedule

All officers also recieve an annual uniform allowance of $550.

RECRUIT SALARY

Recruits entering the Police Academy begin earning benefits within 30 days of hire.

POLICE RECRUIT SALARY
STEP HOURLY MONTHLY ANNUAL
Recruit $25.98 $4,520.52 N/A - Salary during Academy

 

ENTRY LEVEL SALARY

Once you become a sworn police officer, the salary schedule is as follows:

SWORN POLICE SALARY SCALE
STEP HOURLY MONTHLY ANNUAL
STEP 1
(Sworn Ofc.)
$33.16 $5,770 $69,240
STEP 2
(6 Months)
$35.56 $6,187 $74,244
STEP 3
(18 Months)
$37.18 $6,469 $77,628
STEP 4
(30 Months)
$38.60 $6,717 $80,604
STEP 5
(42 Months)
$40.54 $7,054 $84,648
STEP 6
(54 Months)
$43.43 $7,556 $90,672

 

LATERAL SALARY

Pay for Lateral Officers range between STEP 3 and 5, depending on experience. Overtime and compensatory time 
is paid at time and 1/2, with a 3-hour minimum for court and off-duty call outs.

LATERAL POLICE SALARY SCALE
STEP HOURLY MONTHLY ANNUAL
STEP 3
(24-41 Mos Experience)
$37.18 $6,469 $77,628
STEP 4
(42-52 Mos Experience)
$38.60 $6,717 $80,604
STEP 5
(54+ Mos Experience)
$40.54 $7,054 $84,648

 


 
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