Starting pay for a new Deputy is $20.00/hour or $41600/year, plus $4,000 per year incentive pay provided by the State upon successful completion of training requirements. Other benefits include vacation, holidays, sick days, retirement, and medical insurance. Successful applicants will be sent to the Department of Criminal Justice Training to complete a twenty week academy. During that time you will receive your pay and benefits.
We are also accepting applications from persons who are Certified Police Officers in the state of Kentucky:
Credit given for prior service up to 5 years raising starting pay up to $22.57/hour or $46945/year.
Credit given for prior service of retired officers who qualify for reemployment under KRS 70.292 up to 10 years raising starting pay up to $24.78/hour or $51524/year.