Police Department Benefits

flyer with police officersPolice Officer Benefit Highlights

Entry level officer base pay: $43,913.49

$46,109.16 after successful six-month review

Hiring Bonus

Take-home vehicle after field-training completion

Department issued uniforms and equipment

New purpose-designed police station constructed in 2021 with on-site gym

Outstanding Community Support

Employee Health Insurance - 100% if wellness requirements met

Family Health Coverage - City pays 75% of dependent coverage

HDHP with HSA and PPO plans available

Employee Dental and Vision Insurance provided at 100% / Family coverage options available

Employee Wellness Clinic and Telemedicine

Alternative Medicine Program for employees and covered dependents

6 Weeks Paid Family Leave

Paid Short Term Disability Coverage

Employee Life Insurance of $25,000 provided at no cost / voluntary term, whole and universal life insurance available for purchase

Employee Assistance Program / Embedded Mental Health Clinician Access

401k Pre-Tax and Roth Plans / 457(b) Pre-Tax and Roth

Supplemental Retirement Income for LEO 5% of Officer’s Gross Pay Contributed to 401(k)

Local Governmental Employees Retirement System LGERS - LEO

Vacation and Sick Leave

Twelve Paid Holidays per year

Wellness Program - potential to earn additional vacation hours by making healthy choices

Ongoing Training and Educational Opportunities

Tuition Assistance Program

Hiring Bonus

For candidates hired on or after July 1, 2022:

  • $4,000 hiring bonus for new, full-time employees. Upon completing the hiring process, full-time employees will be eligible for the program.
  • 1/3 upon completion of the hiring process. 1/3 upon successful completion of 6-month review (meets or exceeds expectations). 1/3 upon successful completion of 1-year review (meets or exceeds expectations).
  • Existing employees who refer or recruit a new full-time employee are eligible for a one-time bonus in the amount of $1,000.