Fort Wayne Police Department
Fort Wayne Police Department
Emergencies Call: 911
Non-Emergencies: (260) 427-1222
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FWPD Career Information


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Probationary Officer Pay: (First Year)


Patrol Officer Pay: (After First Year)


Second Shift Bonus:


Third Shift Bonus:


Longevity Bonus:

$500.00 per year commencing with year two

$1000.00 in year five, increasing $100.00 per year thereafter; capped at $2500.00 annually

Education Bonus: (per year)

Associate Degree - $450.00

Bachelors Degree - $900.00

Masters Degree - $1,400.00

Doctorate Degree - $1,900.00

Specialty bonuses are also available.

Uniform Allowance:

$1,200.00 per year 

All initial uniforms and equipment furnished at time of hire. Body armor and weapon also provided. After two years of service, officers are eligible for a take-home car.

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