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Benefits of Law Enforcement
Careers in the State of Utah

Many individuals pursue a career in law enforcement because they view it as a calling rather than just a job. While a career choice like this comes with its own set of sacrifices (reminder: police need to be available 365 days a year and 24 hours a day), ‘answering the call’ and working in the law enforcement profession in Utah offer unique and attractive benefits. The list below gives you an idea of what those benefits might look like.

Please note that these benefits are not automatically available statewide and may vary from agency to agency.

  • Professional equipment provided
  • Career path incentive pay
  • Take home vehicles
  • Lateral-entry program
  • Merit increases
  • Longevity pay
  • Retirement/pension plans
  • Wellness Program
  • Dental Insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement programs
  • Employee assistance program
  • Mortgage assistance program