FWPD eyeing $70,000 starting salary

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – It’s the latest snapshot of just how tough it is to find new police officers. Fort Wayne’s new police contract will start new officers in the city at nearly $70,000 a year.

Experienced officers could also get a raise under the new deal.

City Council President Paul Ensley says the new, higher salaries are necessary to recruit good officers for Fort Wayne.

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