2024 Patrol Officer’s Salary: $70,000.00 – $89,600.00

  • Specialty Pay……………up to $3,000.00 per year*
  • Clothing Allowance ….$900.00 per year
  • College Incentive Pay…up to $2850.00 annually
  • Military Service Incentive Pay… up to $1,424.00 annually
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Shift Differential Wage Incentive (2nd Shift Receives 5%, 3rd Shift Receives 10%)
  • Wellness Program and Health Programs (Officers are permitted one hour to work out/exercise during shift)
  • On-site Police Workout/Fitness Room
  • Employees and Dependents Covered by City Health Insurance Can Utilize Employer Health Partners at Nexus Park and Receive Medical Care with No Co-Pay
  • Up to Five Weeks Vacation Time and Paid Floating Holidays and Personal Days
  • Patrol Officers Work 8.5 Hour Shift with Every Other Weekend Off
  • 20 Year Retirement Eligibility– 52% of First-Class Patrolman Salary (Maximum of 76% at 32 Years of Service) City Pays 50% of Employee’s Share in Addition to City’s Cost
  • Take-home Vehicle Use in Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, and Shelby Counties
  • Officers are Permitted to Have Beards and Visible Tattoos (excluding face, neck and hands)

*Payable after probationary year

New officers rotate for one year before becoming eligible to bid on shift assignments.