Graduating recruits

The Columbus Division of Police offers an attractive and competitive benefits package:

  • Paid Training – At our non-residential training academy.
  • College Tuition Reimbursement – After 1 year of service.
  • Life Insurance – $100,000 paid to the officer’s estate.
  • Health Insurance* – Covers officer and family at a cost of $91.67 per month for single coverage and $327.93 for family coverage. (Including domestic partnerships.) *Effective the first of the month following the hire date.
  • Vision Care and Dental Plan – Effective the first of the month following 3 months worked.
  • Health & Fitness Incentive (In-house Fitness Facilities).
  • Leave Time – Vacation, Holiday, Sick, Family and Military.
  • Fraternal Order of Police (F.O.P.) Union Representation.

Learn more about Police Officer Salaries.