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Leesburg officials agree to big pay raise for police 

Leesburg police officers will receive a pay raise as of Oct. 1 as a result of negotiations between the city and the Police Benevolent Association.

The agreement which the city commissioners approved on June 24 will give the rank and file officers a four percent raise for fiscal year 2024-25. The negotiations also set a minimum salary of $60,300 for officers with at least six months service with the Leesburg Police Department.

For fiscal year 2023-24 all bargaining unit members will receive a 16 percent wage increase or a pay increase to the new $60,300 minimum.

The chief was also given the authority when hiring an officer with pervious experience fro an agency of similar or larger size an additional base pay of up to 15 percent.

Fiscal year 2024-25 sets an hourly minimum and maximum rates as well as annual minimum and maximum annual compensation for the following positions:

Police pay raise

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