Salaries, Shifts & Fitness Assessments

Annual Salary

In order to advance, Police Department officers must meet established departmental guidelines. Years of service must be continual within the department. The following tables depict annual salaries and payments effective October 1, 2020. Please note: a step pay increase is added after successful six-month probationary period.

Job TitleAnnual Salary
Probationary Officer$51,459.20
Police Office I (1-5 years of service)$51,459.20 to $56,804.80
Police Officer II (6 -10 years of service)$58,219.20 to $64,272.00
Senior Police Officer (11-20 or more years of service)$65,873.60 to $78,020.80 (Range Maximum)
Annual Salary Based on Years of Service

Additional Pay

Officers can earn additional pay by completing different certification. See below for the pay rates.

Certificate TypeAnnual Pay Increase
Intermediate Certificate$500
Advanced Certificate$1,000
Masters Certificate$1,5000
Additional Annual Pay Increases Based on Certificate Type

Current Patrol Schedule

Our current 12-hour patrol schedule consists of Day Shift and Night Shift. Lt. Scoggins currently supervises four Patrol Sergeants and 19 Patrol Officers, which includes two K-9 Officers and a Community Police Officer.

Physical Fitness Assessment

Each year Boerne Police officers are required to take a physical fitness test administered by officers certified as Law Enforcement Fitness Specialist through the Cooper's Institute. The physical fitness assessment is based on the Cooper's Test and includes:

  • 1.5-mile run
  • 300-meter sprint
  • Sit-ups
  • Push-Ups
  • Vertical jump
  • Sit and Reach

The officer can choose between the 1.5 mile-run or the sprint and must complete three out of the four other exercises. Based on the their score, officers can earn between one to three days of personal leave time.