The base salary for recruit candidates starts at $37,440., which does not include higher education pay. After graduating the 18-week Police Academy and completion of the field training program, the Police Officer will receive a $2,500 bonus. The Officer will receive an additional $2,500 bonus after completing their probationary period. If the Officer is POST certified and is not required to attend the Police Academy, he or she will receive a $2,500 bonus after successfully completing the field training program and another $2,500 bonus after he or she has completed their probationary period. After one year, the Police Officer will receive State Supplemental pay of $6,000 per year.
Group health, dental and vision insurance is available.
Free life insurance.
State retirement program.
Compensatory Time/Overtime earned after 80 hours per pay period.
Sick leave up to 365 days.
12 paid holidays per year.
20 days of military reserve paid leave.
Uniforms, all duty gear and assigned equipment are provided by the Police Department. The Department also provides a $200 annual allowance for uniform maintenance.