Police Officer

Both forms must be completed:

Police Application                 CJSTC 058

Police Officer Benefits
Effective October 1, 2016

SALARY RANGE

Certified Officers $62,700 – $89,959
(Top Pay in 7 Years, Includes monthly Professional Recruiting Incentive, )

Certified Officers with experience may start at $68,850
(Top pay in 5 years, Includes monthly Professional Recruiting Incentive)

12-hour Work Schedule
Patrol Officers are assigned to 12-hour shifts with (26) 3-day weekends annually

LONGEVITY 

8-14 years  $350 annually
15-19 years $700 annually
20+ years $1,000 annually

PENSION/RETIREMENT

Defined Benefit Pension Plan
25 years of service with 3% multiplier – 3% built-in COLA beginning 5 years from normal retirement date.

ANNUAL LEAVE/VACATION/HOLIDAYS

1-4 years 240 hours
5-9 years 266 hours
10+ years 292 hours

TAXES

No state or local employment taxes.

HEALTH/VISION INSURANCE

Employee coverage provided. City shall pay $1,625 for employee/spouse or employee/child or $2,400 for full-family coverage.

LIFE INSURANCE

Employee salary plus $10,000

DENTAL INSURANCE

Coverage available at an additional charge.

EDUCATION BENEFITS

Tuition reimbursement up to $1,500 annually, including tuition/books.

CLOTHING ALLOWANCE

$450 annually

SICK LEAVE

Employee earns 104 hours per year. Special incentives for unused sick time (details available).

EQUIPMENT

Officers are provided with all necessary uniforms and equipment.

FUNERAL LEAVE

Up to 3 consecutive days with approval of the Police Chief. Two additional days may be granted at the discretion of the Police Chief.

FITNESS CENTER

In-house fitness center.