Originally Posted by XDPS STANG RACER
$41,000 would get me interested. I'm the only one in my family that works so I have to be careful on my financial decisions. Are you a officer?
I am not an Officer just have been looking into it since i have always had an interest in Law Enforcement but do not see myself becoming one for several reasons. Here is what i have found and hope it's helpfull?
City of Mesquite, Texas http://www.cityofmesquite.com/police...iceofficer.php
Applications for employment in the Mesquite Police Department are processed in accordance with provisions of the State of Texas Firefighter's and Police Officer's Civil Service Act, Chapter 143 and City of Mesquite's Firefighter's and Police Officer's Civil Service Program. Each applicant must successfully pass an open, competitive and free Civil Service examination. Applicants must then complete a physical agility test, pass an extensive background investigation, polygraph examination, physical examination and a one year probation.
Age: 21 to 35 (21 to 44 with five years of police or military experience, under the provisions of State Civil Service Law).
Weight: Proportionate to height
Eyesight: 20/70 uncorrected. Correctable to 20/20; no color blindness
Education: Successful completion of 30 semester hours of college credit. Certain full-time commissioned police officers experience may substitute for college hours.
U.S. Citizen (under the provisions of State Civil Service Law)
Starting Salary: $45,084
After 1 year: $47,340
After 2 years: $49,704
After 3 years: $52,188
After 4 years: $54,804
After 5 years: $57,540
City of Plano PATROL OFFICER
Non-Certified (no academy) $3,774 per month or $45,290 annually.
Upon completion of academy and passing state test, $4,073 per month or $48,878 annually.
After 6 months $4,211 per month or $50,526 annually.
After 12 months $4,349per month or $52,192 annually.
After 18 months $4,541 per month or $54,497 annually.
After 24 months $4,691 per month or $56,290 annually.
After 30 months $4,851 per month or $58,212 annually.
After 36 months, $5,097 per month or $61,167 annually.
NOT INCLUDED ABOVE:
60.00 Per Month or 720.00 annually for Intermediate Certificate.
80.00 per month or 960.00 annually for Advanced Certificate.
120.00 per month or 1,440 annually for Master Peace Officer Certificate.