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Salaries
Annual Salary Range of Mount Pleasant Police Department and Animal Services (2017-2018 Fiscal)
The Mount Pleasant Police Department and Animal Services offers competitive salaries. Each position is listed below with their respective salary plan. Annual salaries are based on years of service for officer, sergeant and lieutenant positions.  Administrative and civilian positions are on a salary merit system.  Lateral transfer salaries for officers are based on prior service credit with TCOLE as approved by the Chief of Police.  To view the agency organizational chart click here.

COMMISSIONED OFFICER POSITIONS AND STEP PAY RATES:

Position

Start
(9A)
 

1 Year(9B)

2 Years (9C)

3 Years (9D)

4 Years (9E)

5 Years (9F)

6 Years (9G)

7 Years (9H) 

8 Years (9I)

Officer  $43,006   $44,081 $45,183 $46,313 $47,471 $48,659 $49,876 $51,122 $52,399

Officer includes all commissioned non-supervisory positions in patrol and specialized units.

Position

Start (12F)

3 Years (12H)

5 Years (12J)

Sergeant $56,430 $59,286 $62,287

Sergeant includes positions in patrol and specialized units.
  

Position 

Start (15F)

3 Years (15H)

5 Years (15J)

Lieutenant / Commander  $65,440 $68,754 $72,234

Position 

Start Salary (18G) - Merit System

Assistant Chief          $77,787

COMMUNICATIONS:
Position  Start (4B)  1 Year (4C)  2 Years (4D) 3 Years (4E)  4 Years (4F)  5 Years (4G)
Dispatcher  $34,436  $35,297  $36,179 $37,084  $38,012  $38,962

NON COMMISSIONED POSITIONS AND SALARY RANGE:

Position

Salary Start - Merit System

Administrative Assistant $41,957
Records Manager  $39,936
Crime Victim's Liaison  $38,962
Property/Evidence Manager  $38,962
Animal Control Officer $32,776 - $35,297
Animal Control Customer Service Representative $30,436

Certification Pay:
When officers and dispatchers achieve certain levels of certification or assignment they receive extra pay as noted.
            

Position   

Extra Pay / Stipend

Intermediate Peace Officer and Telecommunicator $50 per month
Advanced Peace Officer and Telecommunicator $100 per month
Master Peace Officer and Telecommunicator $150 per month
Bilingual Spanish Speaker $50 per month
Officer - Field Trainer / Acting Supervisor $25 per week
K-9 $350 per month
Detective - Assignment Pay $25 per week
Specialized Positions Phone Allowance
Longevity Pay  $48 per year (x) years of service
Senior Dispatcher - Trainer / Acting Supervisor $25 per week

Benefits:
Click here to view the City benefits package.

The Mount Pleasant City benefits package includes: 
  • Retirement 
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Emergency Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave/Pay
  • Vacation Days

Uniforms & Equipment:
In addition to the above listed benefits, the City of Mount Pleasant furnishes each officer with the following equipment:

Glock 17 9mm
handgun with Holster    
AR15 Rifle Duty  Belt Uniforms
ASP Baton with Holster Flashlight with Holster        Handcuffs with Holster   Pepper Spray with Holster                
Magazines with Pouches     Portable Radio and
HD Body Camera 
TASER X2 Electronic Control Weapon Ballistic Vest

All MPPD patrol officers drive Chevrolet Tahoe's which are equipped with Mobile Vision video/audio camera systems, Whelen LED light bars, mobile data computers, electronic shotgun and rifle mounts, Stalker radars and portable lasers.  Specialized positions have take home vehicles.


Continuing Education - State Finical Exemption For Full Time Peace Officers:
State Benefit Program for Continuing Education 

Criminal Justice Programs and College Locations (Go Local - Northeast Texas Community College) 

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