The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department offers the following excellent benefits in addition to the annual salary. These benefits, however, are subject to change.

  • 3 weeks of annual vacation; 104 hours of annual sick leave; 12 paid holidays per year
  • 3 bonus shifts per year if no more than 3 days of sick leave are used; two personal days per year
  • 5 days of bereavement leave deducted from sick leave for immediate family
  • Holiday compensation for working a holiday at straight time pay or additional annual leave
  • 10 hour work shifts for Police Officers and 12 hour work shifts for Corrections Officers; overtime pay at a rate of 1 1/2 times the gross hourly rate or compensatory time
  • Direct deposit of paychecks; deferred compensation plan is available.
  • Nevada has no state income tax and employees do not pay social security taxes
  • Employees will have 1.45% of their salary deducted for Medicare and this amount is matched by LVMPD
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance is available for employees and their dependents beginning at date of hire at competitive rates
  • Police Employee Assistance Program is a counseling and referral service for employees and their families at no cost to employees