Salary & Benefits

Patrol Officer Starting Salary (after academy completion) as high as $63,090, plus:

  • An additional $600/year if you have 60 college credit hours or an associate degree.
  • An additional $1,000/year if you have 120 college credit hours or a bachelor’s degree.
  • An additional $1,200/year if you have a master’s degree.
  • Shift differential if working overnight shifts.
  • An $800/year clothing allowance.

Already certified? Certified Officers can start as high as $68,238, plus:

  • An additional $1,500 after completing FTO training.
  • An additional $1,500 after two years of service.
  • An additional $2,500 after three years of service.
  • An additional $600/year if you have 60 college credit hours or an associate degree.
  • An additional $1,000/year if you have 120 college credit hours or a bachelor’s degree.
  • Shift differential if working overnight shifts.
  • An $800/year clothing allowance.

Benefits

  • Paid Vacation, Compensatory, Sick & Personal Time
  • Long Weekends: Every other Friday, Saturday, and Sunday off
  • 8 paid holidays
  • FMLA - used for the employee’s or immediate family member’s extended illness, injury, disability, or hospitalization
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Pension/retirement plan
  • Deferred compensation plans with 1% City match.
  • Life insurance
  • Paid overtime 
  • Military leave
  • Special assignment & shift differential pay
  • Yearly uniform allowance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Senior Officer Pay
  • Excellent advancement opportunities