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Certified Police Officer Fayetteville

Fayetteville Police Department

Fayetteville Police Department Fayetteville AR United States

2 months ago

The Fayetteville Police Department is looking for both Non-Certified Candidates and Certified Police Officers to help fill our ranks. We are currently the top paid law enforcement agency is our area and offer an array of pay incentives. Visit our website for more information as well as the links for the applications,

Our next test is... scheduled for April 8th, 2023. Applications are due by April 5th at 5:00 p.m.

Hiring Bonus: New Officers $5,000, Certified Officers $10,000. Bonuses awarded over three installments at different milestones throughout first 18 months.

Lateral Transfer Pay Available: Lateral transfer pay is available for certified officers depending upon department/city size for previously certified officers.

Incentive Pay Bonuses: Night Shift Differential Pay, Longevity Pay, Education Pay, Specialized Assignment Pay, and Certificate Pay.

New Police Building: We have a new state of the art police campus which is nearly completion. Our projected move in date is by May 2023. This building will feature an indoor shooting range and provide us with the ability to continue expanding our ranks as our city continues to grow in the future.

Other Benefits: Non-rotating 12 hour shifts. Generous vacation/sick/comp allowance. Health, Dental, and Vision insurance available. Police pension through LOPFI. Uniform Allowance. Specialized Assignments (K9 Unit, Detective Division, Emergency Response Team, Bike/Trail Patrol, Community Oriented Policing Division, Motorcycle Unit, and Social Worker Unit). CALEA Certified Department. Police Academy is paid for by the City for uncertified officers.

Promotions: Police Corporal awarded at 5 years and completion of 6 credit hours of College English (Same requirements for Intermediate Certificate). Individuals are eligible to begin the testing process for promotion to Police Sergeant at 5 years at the Fayetteville Police Department.

Pay Scale/Increases: Currently we use a 9 level step system for pay scale. Step increases are awarded yearly and based upon sales tax numbers through the city. Promotion to Corporal or Sergeant will result in a minimal of a 4% pay increase from the individual's current step level. A pay study is conducted every two years to ensure competitive pay with similar departments
Fayetteville AR USA

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