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The Pasadena Police Department offers excellent starting pay and benefits:
Starting salary for basic academy cadet - $69,944.91*
$10,000 hiring incentive/sign-on bonus for police cadets who meet eligibility criteria
Officer top salary $97,636.03*
Lateral entry candidates starting salary depending on completed years of service, minimum of three years maximum of five as recognized by the Chief of Police.
TCOLE Certificate Pay (Intermediate $100/month, Advanced $200/month, Master $300/Month).
15 days vacation per year - starting - 10th year of service, 20 days 11th - 20th year of service, 25 days from 21st - 25th years of service, and 30 days from the 26th year of service and on.
15 days sick leave per year with sick day buy back program
12 paid holidays per year
Take home car incentive
Affordable and generous medical, dental and vision plans.
Free onsite medical clinic (staffed by a M.D. and medical assistants) for eligible employees and their dependents.
City-paid disability and life insurance plans
TMRS retirement system - 2:1 matching; 7% contribution rate; 5 year vesting, 20 year retirement option available.
Employee tuition assistance program
Employee training and fitness facilities
Salary Chart - * Effective 12/26/2022
Personal History Statement
Civil Service Eligibility List
Telecommunicator/ Detention Officer
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