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Pay Incentives

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Herndon Police Department recognizes the value of certain skills police candidates can bring to the department. Advance pay steps are given to newly hired Police Officer 1 candidates who meet the below criteria. 

Military Experience

  • A 5% increase above starting salary is given to honorably discharged veterans who have fulfilled their initial commitment.

Language Experience

  • A 5% increase above starting salary is given for those who have the ability to fluently speak, read and write a language other than English. Fluency may be tested at town’s discretion.

Education

  • A 2.5% increase above starting salary is given to those who possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.

Law enforcement experience

  • An increase of 2.5% is given for each year of police experience for Virginia certified officers
  • A 1% pay increase is given for each year of certified police experience from other states.   

The combined advanced steps will not exceed 25% above the minimum starting salary of a Police Officer 1.

Vacancies for sworn positions are posted on the town's Human Resources Jobs page.

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