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Tucson Police Department Pay

  • Starting Salary $47,132 per  year ($22.66/hr)
  • Shift Differential - $1.00 an hour pay increase
  • Overtime pay
  • 5% percent special assignment pay
  • 10% detective pay
  • 11 Paid Holiday’s - $2,492 per year for new officer
  • 104 Hours of Sick Leave per year with no cap
  • 104 Hours of Vacation Leave per year (288hr max)
  • Ability to accrue Compensatory Time (200hr max)
  • Compensatory Time Sell Back
  • $250 Equipment Allowance (Uniforms provided at no cost to officers)
  • Career Enhancement Program
  • $5200 per year tuition reimbursement
  • Numerous Special Duty Opportunities ($37.51/hr pay rate)
  • Workman’s Comp
  • 6 weeks of paid parental leave

Tucson Police Department Benefits

The City of Tucson offers its employees a benefits package which includes the benefits listed below, for comprehensive insurance information visit www.tucsonaz.gov/insurance

Medical Insurance

One HMO Plan
(2) High Deductible Health Plans Options: HSA or HRA

Dental Insurance

One Prepaid Plan
One PPO Plan

Life Insurance

Basic & Supplemental Coverage
Spousal & Domestic Partner Supplemental Plans

Other Benefits

Long Term Disability
Flexible Benefits Plan
Workman’s Compensation
Employee Assistance Program

Retirement Plans

Pension Option (62.5% of High 5 after 25 years)
401A Option (City will match up to 9%)
457 Deferred Compensation Plan

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