Pay increases are coming to officers and telecommunicators with the Fayetteville Police Department early next year after council members were satisfied with a presentation at their work session that showed wages in the city are below those at neighboring law enforcement agencies. 

Fayetteville’s Human Resource Development Director Jerry Clipp presented the proposal to the council and recommended thatpay be increased to compete with other law enforcement agencies in the region.

He also recommended that the minimum salary for police telecommunicators be raised from $30,893 to $34,711, as well as a small pay increase for police supervisors… READ MORE