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      RS 33:2212     

  

§2212.  Minimum salaries; increases

A.  Except as otherwise provided by law, the governing body of each municipality having a population of not less than twelve thousand nor more than two hundred fifty thousand shall pay each employee of its police department a salary of not less than the minimum rate of pay established in accordance with the grades, ranks or classes of positions as provided in this Section.

B.  The minimum monthly salary to be paid any full time employee of a police department shall be three hundred dollars, and for officers of the grades listed below shall be as hereinafter set forth:

(1)  Each employee of the police department employed in the position, grade or class of sergeant, not less than three hundred and thirty dollars per month.

(2)  Each employee of the police department employed in the position, grade or class of lieutenant, not less than three hundred and forty-five dollars per month.

(3)  Each employee of the police department employed in the position, grade or class of captain, not less than three hundred and seventy-five dollars per month.

(4)  Each employee of the police department employed in the position, grade or class of major, not less than four hundred and five dollars per month.

(5)  Each employee of the police department employed in the position, grade or class of assistant chief of police, not less than four hundred and twenty dollars per month.

C.  From and after the first day of July, 1961, each member of the police department of the city of Bossier City who has had three years continuous service shall receive an increase in salary of two per cent and shall, thereafter, receive an increase in salary of two per cent for each year of additional service up to and including twenty years.

D.  From and after the first day of January, 1969, each member of the police department of the city of Lake Charles who has had three years continuous service shall receive an increase in salary of two percent and shall thereafter receive an increase in salary of two percent for each year of additional service up to and including twenty years.  Both the base pay and accrued longevity shall be used in computing longevity pay.

E.  On and after September 1, 1981, each member of the police department of the city of Jennings who has had three years continuous service shall receive an increase in salary of two percent and shall thereafter receive an increase in salary of two percent for each year of additional service up to and including twenty years.  Both the base pay and accrued longevity shall be used to compute longevity pay.

F.(1)  Notwithstanding the provisions of Subsections A and B of this Section, in the city of Abbeville the minimum salaries of full-time employees of the police department shall be in accordance with the following schedule:

(a)  A police officer shall receive a minimum monthly salary of seven hundred sixty-six dollars and eighty cents per month.

(b)  A police officer first class shall receive a minimum monthly salary of not less than fifteen percent above that of a police officer.

(c)  A sergeant shall receive a minimum monthly salary of not less than twenty-five percent above that of a police officer.

(d)  A lieutenant shall receive a minimum monthly salary of not less than fifty percent above that of a police officer.

(2)  On and after August 1, 1982, each member of the police department of the city of Abbeville who has had three years continuous service shall receive an increase in salary of two percent and shall thereafter receive an increase in salary of two percent for each additional year of service.  Both the base pay and accrued longevity shall be used in computing such longevity pay.

G.  On and after July 1, 1999, each member of the police department of the city of Monroe shall receive an increase in salary of two percent and shall thereafter receive an increase in salary of two percent for each additional year of service.  Both the base pay and accrued longevity shall be used in computing such longevity pay.

H.  On and after April 1, 2008, each member of the police department of the city of Sulphur who has completed three years of continuous service shall receive an increase in salary of two percent and shall thereafter receive an increase in salary of two percent for each additional year of service.  The base pay, the accrued longevity, and state supplemental pay shall be used in computing longevity pay.

Amended by Acts 1964, No. 221, §1; Acts 1966, No. 425, §1; Acts 1968, Ex.Sess., No. 41, §1; Acts 1981, No. 879, §1, eff. Sept. 1, 1981; Acts 1982, No. 79, §1, eff. Aug. 1, 1982; Acts 1999, No. 1321, §1, eff. July 12, 1999; Acts 2008, No. 494, §1, eff. Apr. 1, 2008.



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