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POLICE OFFICER BENEFITS

Salary And Compensation

  • $6,471.49 – $8,458.36/month
  • Monthly bonus pay based on assignment
    • 5% bonus in addition to base salary for Motorcycle, Helicopter Observer, Training Officer, K9 Handler, and Administrative Assignment.
    • 6.5% bonus in addition to base salary for Helicopter Pilot
    • 10% bonus in addition to base salary for Helicopter Pilot/Trainer
    • $175/month for bilingual pay
  • Uniform allowance of $1400/year
  • College tuition reimbursement program
  • P.O.S.T. Educational Incentive up to $825/month depending on qualifications

Retirement

  • 2.7% at 57 PERS retirement plan. The retirement plan is based on the following simple formula: Number of years served * 2.7% of your ending salary = your retirement salary
    For example, an Officer with 20 years of service at age 57 (or over) would be eligible for 54% of their salary (20 years * 2.7 = 54% of final salary):
    If the officer's ending salary was $100,000, this person would earn 54% of their $100,000, or $54,000 per year for the remainder of their life. 
  • Voluntary 457 deferred compensation program to lower taxable income and help build retirement nest egg.
  • Retirement health savings plan. City contributes 1% of salary.

Scheduling And Leaves

  • 8 hours of sick leave per month
  • 3 day a week work schedule (12.5 hours per day)
  • 4 day work schedule for Administrative Assignments (10 hour days)
  • 106 hours per year of Holiday Leave
  • 80-160 hours per year of vacation depending on years of service

The GPD Advantage

  • Comprehensive health care benefits, including medical and dental.
  • State-of-the-art police facility, including a fully equipped fitness center.
 

NON-SWORN POSITIONS BENEFITS

Salary And Compensation
  • $2,701.00 to $ 8,938.00/month depending on job classification
  • Monthly bonus pay based on assignment
    • CSO Senior $150.00
    • Forensics/DNA Lab $150.00/month
    • Records Officers $75/month
    • Night Shift pay up to an additional $1.00 per hour
    • $100.00/month for bilingual pay
  • Uniform allowance up to $819.00/Year
  • College tuition reimbursement program

Retirement

  • 2% at 55 PERS retirement plan. The retirement plan is based on the following simple formula: Number of years served * 2.0% of your ending salary = your retirement salary
    For example, a 20 year employee at age 55 (or over) would be eligible for 50% of their salary (20 years * 2.0 = 40% of final salary):
    If the employee's ending salary was $100,000, this person would earn 40% of their $100,000, or $40,000 for the remainder of their life.
  • Voluntary 457 deferred compensation program to lower taxable income and help build retirement nest egg.

Scheduling And Leaves

  • 8 hours of sick leave per month
  • 3 day a week work schedule (12.5 hours per day) for Custody Officers, Communications Operators and Parking Enforcement Officers
  • 4 day work schedule (10 hour days) for Records personnel
  • 9/80 schedule (5 days one week, 4 the next) for other positions
  • 106 hours per year of Holiday Leave
  • 80-160 hours per year of vacation depending on years of service

The GPD Advantage

  • Comprehensive health care benefits including medical, dental and vision
  • State-of-the-art police facility, including a fully equipped fitness center $150.00/year non-sworn rate