Come police officers who transfer to Chandler can get up to $10K in bonuses
Law enforcement officers who work outside of metro Phoenix can soon get up to $10,000 to transfer to the Chandler Police Department.
Starting Sunday, Chandler’s pitch to police officers working outside of metro Phoenix is $5,000 to sign on and up to $5,000 more to relocate.
City officials say they’ve recruited dozens of public safety workers in about a year with max bonuses of $5,000.
By doubling the amount, Chandler will match Glendale’s transfer offer to in-state cops.
The $10,000 bonus is more than what the Phoenix and Mesa police departments currently offer to lateral hires.