Recruitment Benefits

Police Officer Salary

As of January 6, 2023, this is the new payscale.

PositionEntry Pay (Hourly)Maximum Pay (Hourly)
Recruit$27.60N/A
Officer$29.75$42.03
Detective$32.60$46.06
Sergeant$35.76$50.53


15 pay steps are included in the pay scale between Step 1 and Step 15. Step 1 is the entry-level salary after graduating from the Training Academy. The Step 2 increase is received one year after graduation from the academy. Each subsequent year after graduation, you will receive an additional step raise until top pay for the range has been reached. This pay plan is the base rate and does not reflect the cost of living increases, overtime, longevity pay, or education pay.

Police Officer Benefits

  • Two Officers from the Motors UnitMedical benefits include; Vision coverage, Dental coverage
  • Health insurance
  • Group life insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance
  • Cafeteria Plan (Pre-tax for medical premiums)
  • Sick leave earned with no maximum accumulation
  • 12 days of paid vacation per year
  • Paid overtime for hours worked in excess of 40 hours
  • Education pay
  • Bi-lingual pay
  • Longevity pay
  • Uniforms and equipment are furnished in the academy
  • Clothing allowance of $850 per year
  • Police Benefit Fund Association
  • Deferred compensation program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Learning Quest - College savings program
  • ASI Flexible Spending

Retirement

  • 50% of pay with 20 years of service
  • 62.5% of pay with 25 years of service
  • 75% of pay with 30 years of service (This is the maximum benefit)