Salaries, Shifts & Fitness Assessments

Annual Salary

In order to advance, Police Department officers must meet established departmental guidelines. Years of service must be continual within the department. The following tables depict annual salaries and payments. Effective October 1, 2018 (pending City Council approval).

Annual Salary

Job TitleAnnual Salary
*Probationary Officer$49,209.98
Police Officer I (1 to 5 years of service)$50,440.23 to $55,676.58
Police Officer II (6 to 10 years of service)$57,068.49 to $62,992.93
Senior Police Officer (11 to 20 or more years of service)$64,567.76 to $74,620.15(OR)

*Step increase after successful six month probation

(OR) Open Range

CertificateAnnual Pay
Intermediate Certificate$500
Advanced Certificate$1,000
Masters Certificate$1,500

Current Patrol Schedule

Our current 8 hour patrol schedule consists of three shifts, Day Shift, Evening Shift, and Night Shift. Lieutenant Lackey currently supervises four Patrol Sergeants and 20 Patrol officers which includes a K9 Officer and a Community Police Officer.

Physical Fitness Assessment

Each year Boerne Police Officers are required to take a physical fitness test administered by officers certified as Law Enforcement Fitness Specialist through the Cooper's Institute. The physical fitness assessment is based on the Cooper's Test and includes:

  • 1.5-mile run
  • 300 meter sprint
  • Sit-ups
  • Push-Ups
  • Vertical jump
  • Sit and Reach

The officer can choose between the 1.5 mile run or the sprint and must complete three out of the four other exercises. Based on the their score, officers can earn between one to three days of personal leave time.