The City of Lakewood pays a salary competitive with other Colorado police departments, with eligibility for salary increases occurring regularly, based on successful job performance. Benefits are excellent, with health and dental insurance plans, city-paid life insurance, self-directed money purchase pension plan that agents are fully vested in after 5 years of employment and a city contribution of 10%, tuition assistance, ample vacation, sick, and holiday pay, use of city recreation facilities, and many others.
Police Agent (officer) Annual Salaries:
|Hire date as Recruit
|Entry into Field Training
|Graduation from Field Training
|Two years from Date of Hire*
|Three years from Date of Hire
|Four years from Date of Hire
|Five years from Date of Hire
All increases are contingent upon successful job performance and available budget dollars.
*Lateral starting salary.