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Cadet Program: Benefits

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Cadets earn excellent retirement benefits with time served accruing as DC Government Service, calculated upon completion of 25 years in a police career, with the Metropolitan Police Department. Additional benefits include the following:

  • Cadets shall be full-time students at UDC and are  full-time civilian employees with MPD at starting salary of $31,820 per annum
  • Uniforms and equipment are furnished at no cost to the cadet, except for belts and shoes
  • Cadets convert to career police status upon completion of up to sixty college credits and acceptance into the Recruit Officer Training Program phase
  • MPD pays for tuition for the University of the District of Columbia Community College coursework
  • Cadets receive all DC Government paid holidays per year
  • Cadets earn annual and sick leave
  • Cadets receive comprehensive health care

Call today for more information: (202) 645-0990