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Annual Salary Range of Mount Pleasant Police Department and Animal Services (2019-2020 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.  View the agency organizational chart (PDF).


Officer includes all commissioned non-supervisory positions in patrol and specialized units.
Position Start
1 Year
2 Years (9C) 3 Years (9D) 4 Years (9E) 5 Years (9F) 6 Years (9G) 7 Years (9H)
8 Years (9I) 9 Years
Officer $45,981
$47,361 $48,782 $50,245 $51,752 $53,305 $54,904 $56,551 $58,248 $59,995


Position Start (4B) 1 Year (4C) 2 Years (4D) 3 Years (4E) 4 Years (4F) 5 Years (4G)
911 COMMUNICATOR $36,358 $37,267 $38,199 $39,153 $40,133 $41,136


Position Salary Start - Merit System
Administrative Assistant $45,404
Records Manager $42,163
Crime Victim's Liaison $42,163
Property/Evidence Manager $42,163
Animal Control Officer $34,607 - $37,267 (2D Start)
Animal Control Customer Service Representative $32,938 (2A Start)

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
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 Supervisor $25 per week
Senior Animal Control - Trainer / Acting Supervisor  $25 per week


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  

Less lethal shotgun with beanbag rounds

Magazines with Pouches

AR15 Rifle

Flashlight with Holster      

Portable Radio and HD Body Camera 

Duty  Belt

Handcuffs with Holster  

TASER X2 Electronic Control Weapon

Uniforms (including footwear)

Pepper Spray with Holster

Ballistic Vest and Rifle Resistant Armor

All MPPD patrol officers drive Chevrolet Tahoe's which are equipped with WatchGuard 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 Financial Aid Exemption For Full Time Peace Officers: 

State Benefit Program for Continuing Education 

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