Current Police Officer range: $90,664.66 to $110,203.53 annually. Salary step at appointment depends on qualification.

The City of Lodi Police Department is currently recruiting for Lateral Police Officer. Qualified applicants must be currently employed as a Sworn Police Officer with another agency.
New MOU just approved with 15% increases over a three year term!  

Police Officer top step salaries:  

July 11, 2022 - $110,203.53
July 10, 2023 - $114,611.67
July 8, 2024 - $119,196.14
***$10,000 HIRING BONUS***
$3,000 at completion of Field Training Program (6-8 weeks)
$3,000 at completion of probationary period
$4,000 at completion of one additional year of employment 
with satisfactory performance review

Retirement & Deferred Compensation

Eligible Lodi Police Department employees are enrolled in the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) benefits.

  • For new CalPERS members, we offer 2.7% at 57 for retirement for single highest year.
  • For legacy CalPERS members, we offer 3% at 55 for retirement for single highest year.

Deferred compensation is also available at a matching rate of 3%.

Scheduling, Incentives & Facilities