State Police See 23 Percent Raise, Biggest In Nevada History

Retaining highway patrol troopers and other state police officers may be easier now as Nevada State Police just got a 23 percent pay increase, the agency’s highest single salary bump in state history, a police union official said.

The pay hike, which took effect Saturday, has already paid dividends based on a recent surge in new recruits applying to join the Nevada Highway Patrol, the largest agency within the state police, according to Dan Gordon, president of the Nevada Police Union.

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