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SC Deputies Get Substantial Pay Raise
“When you go from $32,000 to $48,000 starting for a class one certified. $48,388. That is outstanding. Money talks. You know, people need money to survive," the sheriff said.
June 27, 2023
CO Officers to Work 32 Hours Per Week without Pay Cut
All police department employees will move from a 40-hour workweek to a 32-hour workweek without a change in pay. City service levels and days open will not change, nor will patrol staffing and coverage, according to the city.
May 23, 2023
NC Chief asks City Council to Cut Sworn Positions to Boost Pay
Greensboro (NC) Police Chief John Thompson wants the city council to reduce his number of sworn officers and use the funds to better pay his existing officers and improve recruitment chances.
April 12, 2023
Financial Incentives Meant to Address the Recruiting Crisis Mostly Miss the Mark
As the Los Angeles Police Department continues to look for new ways to attract young officers into its ranks, it has unveiled plans for a program intended to lure recruits to the agency that centers on financial assistance for housing.
September 30, 2022
Phoenix Recruit Applications Increase as $20k Raise Begins
“We are really excited about the response we’ve been getting. People are telling us they want to join the City of Phoenix and we’re getting more and more people signing up to be recruits."
August 10, 2022
Proposed Increase Would Make Police Recruits Highest Paid in AZ
A proposal that will go before the Phoenix City Council next week would, if approved, raise the annual starting pay for a police officer by $20,000.
June 10, 2022
Minneapolis Wants to Pay Officers $7,000 in Incentive Pay
Minneapolis now has about 544 officers, about 300 fewer than before George Floyd's killing in 2020, according to one recent count. Many officers left after filing PTSD claims, while some left for other departments claiming to offer more stability or higher pay.
March 8, 2022
KY Governor Wants $15K Raise and Body Cameras for State Police
At a press conference Tuesday with KSP and Justice Cabinet leadership, Beshear said the "historic investments" of his budget proposal would amount to the single largest pay increase ever for state troopers.
November 16, 2021
New Chicago Police Contract Includes 20% Pay Raises Over 8 Years
The contract covering approximately 11,000 Chicago police officers incorporates a number of reforms, including allowing people file misconduct complaints and have their identity protected until they are interviewed.
September 15, 2021
Philadelphia Police Get Raises in New Contract
Officers will get one-time bonuses of $1,500 in addition to raises of 2.75% this year and raises of 3.5% in 2022 and 2023. The contract is backdated to July 1, when the previous contract expired, and it ends on June 30, 2024.
September 14, 2021
LAPD Pay Raises Take Effect During Talk of Budget Cuts, Layoffs
Union officials said LAPD already made sacrifices in 2020 when the City Council approved a $150 million cut to its police budget over the summer. That resulted in LAPD shuffling more than 300 positions, with some specialized detectives being reassigned to community stations and other neighborhood patrols being eliminated entirely.
January 20, 2021
Denver Police to Get Raises in 2022, Pay Frozen Next Year
The terms include a 2% pay raise on Jan. 1, 2022 and a 1.5% raise on July 1. The terms also include a pay freeze and no holiday pay premiums in 2021, along with reduced city contributions to the retiree health trust.
December 2, 2020
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