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POLICE OFFICER DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Patrolling their districts, responding to calls for service, conducting investigations, writing reports, pursuing and detaining suspects, and making arrests
  • Participating in community policing programs.
  • Enforcing traffic and parking laws.
  • Working with superiors, peers, and other Department personnel.
  • Preparing for and participating in planned events.
  • Preparing for and attending court.
  • Participating in self-development activities.

SALARY:

The current annual entry-level salary for Police Officers is:

$80,574 to $112,164

POLICE OFFICERS' BENEFITS' ARE:

  • 10 paid vacation days a year during the first five years of service.
  • 15 paid vacation days a year during the next 10 years of service.
  • 20 paid vacation days a year after 15 years of service.
  • 4 floating holidays.
  • 13 paid sick days a year and several healthcare plans.
  • Bilingual pay and special assignment pay.
  • Retirement benefits: 3% of final compensation per year of service at age 58, with a maximum of 90% benefit based on years of service.

The Behavioral Science Unit:

  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Crisis Incident Response Team (C.I.R.T.)
  • Peer Support Program.
  • Catastrophic Illness Program.
  • Psychological Professionals (United Behavioral Health)
  • Stress Unit-Chemical Dependency.
  • Police Chaplains.
  • Psychiatric Liason Unit.
Last updated: 11/12/2013 9:51:48 AM