21 % Salary Increase For Springfield Police Officers Could Impact Other Departments

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS) — The Springfield Police Department will see at least $20,000 salary increases across the board, and it could affect other departments across Central Illinois.

The Springfield police department used to have the lowest salaries compared to other major Central Illinois departments, and now it’s one of the highest. Starting salaries jumped from over $50,000 to over $80,000 annually.

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