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Why Choose APD?

  • No Residency Requirement
  • Starting Base Salary for 2020 - $60,807 with an additional $3,274 of holiday pay.
  • Average Three-year Salary of a Patrolman - $88,526/year
  • Excellent Benefits:
    • Major medical, vision, dental and prescription plan
    • $75,000 Basic life insurance policy
    • Holiday, Sick, Vacation, Personal, Military and Funeral Leave
    • Pension plan eligible after 20 years of service with no minimum age requirement
    • Post-retirement healthcare coverage
  • Compensation includes:
    • Shift differential
    • Longevity pay for years of service
    • Clothing allowance
    • Hearing and court appearance compensation
  • Financial bonus for associates, bachelors, and masters degrees, and for military service
  • Officers are members of the Fraternal Order of Police - Queen City Lodge #10

Ferous, Officer Perez, Officer Bowland, and FeFe outside CocaCola Park

**Information on this page is subject to change.