Police Officer Salary in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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Average Salary for Police Officer in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

The average salary of a(n) Police Officer in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is $58,776.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Police Officer in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is $28.26.

The average bonus of a(n) Police Officer in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is $1,358.00.

Job Description:

Enforces laws established for the protection of persons and property. Carries out general and specific assignments from superior officers in accordance with established rules and procedures. Detains, arrests, interrogates, and incarcerates suspected violators, and appears as a witness at trials. Receives additional compensation to specialize in one or more activities, in addition to the basic police duties described at level 1, such as canine patrol; special reaction teams (e.g., special weapons assault team, special operations reaction team); juvenile cases; hostage negotiations; and participating in investigations (e.g., stakeout, surveillance) or other enforcement activities requiring specialized training and skills. Performs work in uniform or civilian clothes and carries arms. Less

Enforces laws established for the protection of persons and property. Carries out general and specific assignments from superior officers in accordance with established rules and procedures. Detains, arrests, interrogates, and incarcerates suspected violators, and appears as a witness at trials.... More

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