2023 New Salary Recritment FLyerJoin the Laurel Police Department!

We are currently hiring for both entry-level and lateral Police Officers.

Salary and Benefits of Police Officer


Entry Level Officers up to $10,000

Lateral Officers up to $15,000 Plus Up to 5 years of service credit!

  • Current starting salary: $60,155
  • Overtime is available at a rate of 1.5 times the normal pay rate as well as holiday pay at 2.5 times the normal pay rate
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Full health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Annual, personal, civil, bereavement, earned compensatory leave, military leave
  • Retirement: 50% at 20 years increasing to 57.5% at 25years/also have a 5-year drop program that members can enter once they reach 20 years. (deferred compensation is also available)
  • Take home car program once an officer completes field training (25 air miles from the City of Laurel)
  • Tuition Reimbursement


We are also hiring Communication Specialist Trainees (Dispatcher).

Our Recruitment Division is currently conducting testing for the positions of Police Officer and Communications Specialist (dispatcher). You can view the Police Job Application (PDF). For Police Officer applicants, please also view the Functional Fitness Assessment Test Waiver (PDF).

For recruitment questions, please contact Captain Erik Lynn and be sure to follow us on social media to see where the next job fair is.