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Salaries
Annual Salary Range of Mount Pleasant Police Department and Animal Services (2018-2019 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)

9 Years (9J) 

Officer  $44,297   $45,404 $46,540 $47,702 $48,894 $50,117 $51,369 $52,653 $53,969  $55,319

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

Position

Start (12G)

3 Years (12H)

5 Years (12J)

Sergeant $59,575 $61,064 $64,155

Sergeant includes positions in patrol and specialized units.
  

Position 

Start (15G)  

3 Years (15H)

5 Years (15J)

Lieutenant / Commander  $69,087 $70,813 $74,397

Position 

Salary (18I) - Merit System

Assistant Chief  $84,173

COMMUNICATIONS:
Position  Start (4B)  1 Year (4C)  2 Years (4D) 3 Years (4E)  4 Years (4F)  5 Years (4G)
Dispatcher  $35,472  $36,358  $37,267 $38,199  $39,153  $40,133

NON COMMISSIONED POSITIONS AND SALARY RANGE:

Position                                                             

Salary - Merit System           

Administrative Assistant $44,297
Records Manager  $41,136
Crime Victim's Liaison  $41,136
Property/Evidence Manager  $41,136
Animal Control Officer $33,762 - $37,267 (2D Start)  
Animal Control Customer Service Representative    $31,351 (2A Start)

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

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
Officer Bilingual Spanish Speaker $50 per month
Officer - Field Trainer / Acting Supervisor $25 per week
K-9 Officer $350 per month
Detective - Assignment Pay $25 per week
Specialized Positions Phone Allowance
City Employee Longevity Pay  $48 per year (x) years of service
Senior Dispatcher - Trainer / Acting Shift Supervisor $25 per week
Senior Animal Control - 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 and
Rifle Resistant Armor

All MPPD patrol officers drive Chevrolet Tahoe's which are equipped with Mobile Vision video/audio camera systems, Whelen LED lights, 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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