Police Department Benefits and Salary

Benefit Summary

 

 

  • Competitive Salary with step raises at 12 - 60 months followed by annual merit raises or cost of living adjustments depending upon approval by the city council each budget year.
  • Monthly certificate pay for TCLEOSE license:
    Intermediate $ 50
    Advanced  $ 100
    Master $ 125
  • Texas Municipal Retirement System
        7% employee contribution with a 2 to 1 city match
        20 year retirement and 5 year vesting
  • Twelve paid holidays per year.
  • Paid vacation and sick leave.
  • Take home vehicle program for officers living within the city limits.
  • Paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees.
  • Dependant insurance available.
  • Long term disability insurance paid by the city.
  • Longevity pay at $10 per month for each completed year of service.
  • 457 Deferred Compensation plan available.
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $300 per semester.

2012-2013 Approved Pay Scale

Position

Recruit

(Non-Certified)

Step 1
(Certified)
Step 2
Step 3

Step 4

Step 5

Step 6

Police Officer
$47,736.00 $49,561.46 $51,053.21 $52,584.74 $54,162.68 $55,789.24 $57,466.63
Sergeant
-- $66,633.71 $68,629.34 $70,684.64 -- -- --
Lieutenant
-- $77,025.13 $79,400.88 $81,725.80 -- -- --
Asst. Chief
-- $87,845.29 $90,479.61 $93,195.70 -- -- --


Civilian Pay Scale

Position Step 1 Step 2
(12 Months)
Step 3
(24 Months)
Detention Officer
$31,776.16 $33,340.32 $34,908.64
Detention Supervisor
$41,999.36 $43,680.00 $45,431.36
Communications Officer
$36,279.36 $37,637.60 $39,010.40
Communications Supervisor
$54,591.68 $55,311.36 $57,857.28
Records Coordinator
$29,255.20    
Records Manager
$47,255.52 --- ---
Animal Services Officer
$32,483.36 --- ---
Animal Services Manager
$48,120.80 --- ---

The Chief of Police may approve lateral entry into any pay step based upon experience.
 

 

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Address:  6800 Main St. The Colony, Texas 75056
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