Dunwoody Police Officers Are Getting Another Raise

May 8, 2024
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Dunwoody Police Officers Are Getting Another Raise

🚓 The Gist: Police officers and detectives in Dunwoody have seen their salaries increase by a remarkable 44.8% since 2021, thanks to a series of pay adjustments approved by the city. The most recent raise, a 4.25% mid-year increase, will take effect on May 30.

🔍 Between the Lines: The starting salary for a police officer with a high school diploma and no experience has risen from $44,567 at the end of 2020 to $59,391, effective May 30.

  • An officer with a bachelor’s degree and five years of experience will see their starting pay increase from $49,794 at the end of 2020 to $71,351, effective May 30.

🏃 Catch Up Quick: The Dunwoody Police Department’s benefits package includes several attractive perks, such as:

  • A $15,000 signing bonus
  • A take-home vehicle program
  • An $800 monthly housing stipend for officers residing within city limits
  • Fully city-paid employee medical coverage and 90% city-paid family medical coverage, both starting on the first day of employment

🖼️ The Big Picture: Investing in the police force through competitive salaries and benefits is crucial for maintaining a strong, motivated, and skilled law enforcement presence.

💭 Your Take: Do you agree with the pay increases? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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