Benefits

Starting Salary

$52, 035 per year (while attending the Police Academy)
$54, 636 per year (upon completion of the Police Academy)

* Salary increases of 5% every year for the first 10 years of employment


Additional Benefits

Salary increases each year dependent upon appropriate negotiated increases and/or merit increases. Credit Union, blood bank, limited tuition reimbursement, savings bonds, deferred compensation plan, and flexible spending accounts are optional benefits. Sick leave, disability, intensive care, hospital indemnity, and cancer insurance are also available. Officers are also provided with:

  • 20 Year Pension
  • Take-home vehicles
  • Laptop computers
  • Uniforms provided and maintained
  • Health, dental and life insurance 
  • Paid holidays
  • Vacation and sick leave are accrued annually
  1. While the department will attempt to consider individual circumstances during the hiring process, dishonesty will result in immediate disqualification.