Police Department Benefits and Incentive

Monthly Certificate Incentives

  • Intermediate - $75.00
  • Advanced - $150.00
  • Master - $200.00

Monthly Degree Incentives

  • Associates - $55.00
  • Bachelors - $110.00
  • Masters - $135.00

 Divisions

  • Patrol Services
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Auto crimes Task Force
  • Identification
  • Evidence Custodian
  • Community Policing
  • Special Response Team (S.R.T.)
  • Narcotics
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • K9 Officer
  • Accident Reconstruction Team

 Department Benefits

  • Collective Bargaining and Civil Service
  • Hourly Rate of $24.63 for entry level candidates
    • Shift Differential – additional $0.55 for night shift
  • 12-hour shifts with every other weekend (Fri/Sat/Sun) off
  • 80 hours paid vacation years 1-5
    • Increases to 120 hours years 6-10; 160 hours years 11-21; 200 hours years 21+
  • Sick time accrual of 8 hours per month
  • Overtime or Compensatory time at a rate of time and half
    • Build comp bank of up to 180 hours
    • Pays up to 750 hours of sick time upon leaving agency in good standing
  • Life Insurance
  • Lateral transfer program for 5- and 10-year officers
  • Longevity pay at $6.00/month for every year of service
    • Annual Turkey Check of $25.00 paid with longevity pay (November)
  • Optional Quarterly Physical Fitness Test
    • Pays $250.00 for each successful pass (Up to $1000.00 paid at end of year)
  • Bilingual Pay - $50.00 monthly
  • Retirement through TMRS – 7% at a rate of 2 to 1
  • Medical Insurance paid 100% for employees 50% for dependents
    • Dental/Vision Insurance paid 100% for employees and dependents
  • Equipment allowance of $65.00 per month
  • Tuition Reimbursement approved for job-related courses of degree plans
    • Reimbursement of 100% for A; 80% for B; 70% for C
  • Residence Incentive Pay - $250.00 for living in the City of La Marque
    • Includes take-home vehicle
  • Facial Hair and visible tattoos permitted
    • Colored hair dye permitted for female officers (Excludes neon colors)
  • Cadet Sponsorship hourly rate $17.50

 

Contact Info:

Civil Service Director

409-938-9249

Detective S. Leacroy (409) 965-7263

s.leacroy@cityoflamarque.org