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Salary & Benefits
Starting Salaries
  • Police officers:
    • $2,179 per month while attending police academy
    • Upon completion of the academy, salary increases to $2,750 per month
    • One year after hire date, officers receive an additional $500 in state supplemental pay
  • Jailer: $2,332 per month
  • Communications officer: $3,257 per month

Benefits
  • Nine paid holidays per year
  • 18 vacation days per year
  • Educational Incentive Program: ranges from $100 - $200 per month, depending on the degree held
  • Health / dental / life insurance plans
  • Paid sick leave
  • State retirement system and longevity pay
  • Uniform cleaning allowance
  • Uniforms and all equipment provided


City of Shreveport, Louisiana