Salary & Benefits

Our salary and benefits package is one of the most generous in Canadian policing. Commencing from the day of hiring, constables receive incremental pay increases throughout their careers.

Recruit police officers receive Probationary Constable’s pay beginning on the day of hiring and including the time spent in the Police Academy. Pay increments occur annually until reaching the rank of First Class Constable after four years.  Salary increases also take place at 10 years, 15 years and 20 years of service.


Rank to December 2019
Probationary Constable (1st year, including training)   $71,220
Fourth Class Constable (after one year)   $76,308
Third Class Constable (after two years)   $81,386
Second Class Constable (after three years)   $91,560
First Class Constable (after four years) $101,733
10-Year First Class Constable $106,819
15-Year First Class Constable $111,906
20-Year First Class Constable $116,992
Sergeant $122,079
Staff Sergeant $132,252



  • Medical and dental benefits, including Extended Health
  • Sick leave benefits, including Long Term Disability Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program including psychological services
  • Employee health and wellness programs
  • On-site gym and fitness facilities
  • All uniforms and equipment supplied with cleaning allowance
  • Membership in the BC Municipal Pension Plan
  • 7 weeks of paid leave to start
  • Education reimbursement and scholarship funds
  • Paid in-service training opportunities