Salaries

Items Dollar Amount
Salary for recruit in the academy $34,236.80
Salary for officer upon graduation $38,417.60
+ State Incentive $4,000.00
+ Clothing Allowance $ 1,500.00
+ Equipment Allowance $900.00
Total Take Home $44,817.60

Salaries for Prior Law Enforcement

The Prior Law Enforcement Pay Scale, upon graduation from the LMPD Training Academy, will be based upon departmental review.

Salary Progression

The Fraternal Order of Police, through its collective bargaining  agreement with the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, negotiates salary progression.

Wage Progression or Salary Schedule (PDF)