Police Hiring Incentives

Details and Eligibility

Individuals who are hired for the position of Police Officer during the year 2022 may be eligible for a Hiring Incentive.

  • Recruit Officers: Individuals with no experience or less than two years of experience as a certified law enforcement officer. $500 at first paycheck and $1,000 after successfully passing probationary period.
  • CORE Officers: Individuals with at least two years of certified law enforcement experience and who meet the Law Enforcement Training (LET) standards for reciprocity $1,000 at first paycheck and $4,000 after successfully passing probationary period.
  • For more information on terms and eligibility, please contact Human Resources.

Terms: Individuals who qualify for the incentive must sign a Hiring Incentive Agreement. Individuals must successfully pass a 15-month probationary period to receive full payment of the incentive. Based on the management needs of the organization, the City of Sioux Falls may elect to end the Hiring Incentive before the end of 2022.