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Reading Police

 Police Department Recruitment

Minimum qualifications:
  • Twenty-one years of age 
  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • U.S. Citizen 
The following benefits apply to Police Officer Trainees in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement between the City of Reading and the Fraternal Order of Police and may be explained fully therein. All benefits shall be subject to future collective bargaining negotiations.
Starting Salary   $ 59,695.42
Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, Life Insurance, Pension, Retirement Plans

Less than one (1) of service - Prorated at eight (8) hours per month
After one (1) year of service - 96 hours
After five (5) years of service - 144 hours
After ten (10) years of service - 192 hours
After fifteen (15) years of service - 8 additional hours


Sick Leave:
One (1) day per month for a maximum of twelve (12) days per year.
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