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Extras Benefits

This information is supplied for a basic understanding of what is offered.  Please contact HR for Specifics and applicability.


Sick Leave

Officers are given 4 hours per pay period for sick leave, this can be saved to a max of 1040 hrs.   Up to 25% can be cashed out at time of Retirement*  


Vacation*

Based on department longevity, Officers accrue hours every pay period.  They can “carry over” up to 2x the maximum yearly amount.   


Officers can get an extra 8 hours of vacation, if sick leave is not used during the previous year.


Years of Service

0-5

6-10

11-15

16-20

21-25

26+

Hours

96

132

150

180

204

220

Holiday

Officers are given 116 hours of Holiday time at the start of the calendar year.  This time must be used during the year provided.


Uniforms

The department uses a Quartermaster system and provides Police Officers with uniforms for their current assignment.  This includes the cleaning of the uniforms.   Officers are also given a yearly $200 allowance.  Detectives and Motor units also get a generous yearly clothing allowance above the yearly allowance.


Community Center Passes

Officers are able to purchase passes to the City owned Community Center at a reduced rate.



Items included in this section are covered under contract and can change.   Every effort is made to keep this information updated, but applicant should contact the Recruiting Unit for the most updated information.