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Department Information

 

Chief of Police: Scott P. Livingstone

Number of Employees: 62

Sworn Officers: 48

 

Form of Government

 

Town Manager

Town Council

 

Employment Benefits

 

Patrol Officer Salary $44,397-$63,521.

Full educational incentive for all employees in addition to patrol officer's salary. This education incentive includes 25% for Master's Degree, 20% for Bachelor's Degree, and 10% for an Associate's Degree.

Various work schedule.

Sick and longevity pay, extensive training program, physical fitness program, various specialized assignments.

 

Town of Amherst Information

 

Population: 38,000

Area: 27.9 Square Miles
Home of UMass Amherst, Amherst College, and Hampshire College.

To view the Amherst Police Department's Patrol Officer's union contract please click here.