Benefits

PROUD TO SERVE, PROUD TO OFFER

BENEFITS PACKAGE

We are proud to offer the members of the Jefferson City Police Department a generous benefits package. Benefits are extended to both sworn officers and civilian police employees.

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Competitive Salary

1

Holiday Pay - 10 Per Year

2

Workout Incentives 

3

Promotional Opportunities

6

Military Leave Pay

11

Paid Training

7

Retirement Pension

12

Uniform & Gear Provided

8

Deferred Comp Plans

13

Stand-by & On Call Pay

4

Paid Overtime & Comp Time

5

Ballistic Vest Provided

9

Incentives for FTO's

14

Take Home Vehicles*

10

Tuition Reimbursement

15

Salaries

Lateral Entry (Salary based upon Education, Training, and Experience)

  • Police Officer I

    • $40,349 - $60,524

  • Police Officer II

    • $42,367 - $63,550​

  • Police Officer III

    • $44,485 - $66,728​

  •  Communications Operator I 

    • $34,855 - $52,283

  • Communications Operator II

    • $40,349 - 60,524​

  • Animal Control Officer

    • $33,195 - $49,793  

  • Veterinary Assistant

    • $31,615 - $47,422​

WE ALSO OFFER A VARIETY OF

CAREER PATHS

The Jefferson City Police Department Special Weapons and Tactics Team is comprised of Operators, Snipers, and Medics. They respond to the High Risk Search Warrants/Arrests/Surveillance,  Dignitary Protection, Barricade/Hostage Rescue, and Wide Area Search. 

Special Weapons and Tactics

The Jefferson City Police Department Crisis Negotiations Team responds to incidents requiring communication with suspects involved in a highly emotional situation such as:  Barricaded Suspects, Suicidal Subjects, Hostage Situations. 

 

Crisis Negotiations

The Jefferson City Police Department Drone Robot team is a detachment of the SWAT team and assists with high risk incidents. Along with assisting SWAT they also are used for crime scene documentation, wide area outdoor searches, and suspect apprehension. 

 

Drone Robot Team

The Jefferson City Police Department Criminal Investigations Section is responsible for investigating all major criminal offenses and plays a lead role in identifying, locating and apprehending the most dangerous criminal perpetrators. They get specialized training and are responsible for the follow-up investigation of crimes, the analysis of crime trends, and the support and assistance to crime victims.

 

Criminal Investigations

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The Jefferson City Police Department Honor Guard participates in a wide variety of community events each year. 

Honor Guard

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The Jefferson City Police Department Traffic Unit is responsible for traffic law enforcement, traffic collision investigations & reconstruction, traffic safety education and escorts.  

In addition, these Officers respond to citizen concerns regarding traffic issues within the community through directed enforcement efforts.

Traffic Unit

The Jefferson City Police Department 's School Resource Officers are stationed at each of our secondary education schools with one rotating through all our elementary schools. This unit also works a wide variety of special events such as; high school sporting events, downtown festivals, and parades. 

School Resource Officer

The Jefferson City Police Department Community Action Team  is a special-projects based team that works in cooperation with citizens, businesses, and other community groups to promote crime prevention through community involvement and improvement.. They handle a wide variety of duties such as; attending community events, combating street crimes, assisting detectives, and community presentations. 

Community Action Team

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