Get paid to learn and develop your skills at the best police academy in the nation.
12 month on the job training, partnered everyday with an experienced Officer.
After completion of the 12 month training.
Educational Incentive Bonus:
Any employee who becomes a bargaining unit member on or after January 1, 2024, shall be ineligible to earn an Education Incentive.
AA or AS $190.00 Biweekly
BA or BS $290.00 Biweekly
This new program offers subsidies up to $24,000 for housing in the City of Los Angeles for up to two years after you are hired.
For more information or to sign-up, please contact the Coordinator (213) 473-3492 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Under the 10-year Standard Repayment Plan, generally your loans will be paid in full once you have made the 120 qualifying PSLF payments and there will be no balance to forgive.
We provide an additional $4,940 annually for Officers who have passed probation and have either completed 60 college units or have obtained their Associates (AA or AS) degree from an accredited college or university.
We provide an additional $7,540 annually for Officers who have passed probation and have completed their Bachelor's (BA or BS) degree from an accredited college or university.
Over a 25 year career, these bonuses amount to an additional $123,500 for those with Associate's Degrees/60 units or $188,500 for those with Bachelor's Degrees! Be sure to pick the organization that values education, growth, and excellence!
A flexible work schedule is available for many patrol and special assignment units. Officers who work on flexible schedules work the same number of hours but can have more consecutive days off, by working longer days. Depending on assignment, available schedules include three 12-hour days and four 10-hour days.
Excellent health and dental plans are available for Police Officers and their eligible family members/domestic partners. The City contributes to all plans.
Sworn employees receive 12 days of 100 percent paid sick leave, five days at 75 percent, and five days at 50 percent, upon hiring and each year while employed. Employees may accumulate up to 100 days at 100 percent, 75 percent, and 50 percent paid sick leave. Employees are eligible for a service-connected disability retirement beginning on the date of graduation from basic training.
Sworn employees receive 15 days of vacation per year after one year of service and 23 days per year after ten years. Every sworn employee also receives a total of 13 paid floating holidays per year; one day every four weeks.
We offer generous family leave policies that allow you to take time off to care for yourself and bond with your child. Bonding leave is encouraged for all parents. The dedicated time off fosters a supportive and inclusive work environment for all our employees. We are committed to providing comprehensive benefits that promote a positive work-life balance and the well-being of our officers.
The City has an independent pension system to which both the employee and the City contribute. Additional information on the pension system may be found athttps://www.lafpp.com/
Additional retirement financial planning can be accomplished through regular contributions to a deferred compensation plan. LAPD Officers have the option between various deferred compensation plans.