PUBLIC SAFETY RETENTION PROGRAM 2022
The City of Memphis has an interest in retaining experienced and qualified Memphis Police Services Division (MPD) personnel and Memphis Fire Services Division (MFD) personnel and commits to paying a retention bonus to MPD and MFD personnel who meet certain eligibility criteria and voluntarily elect to enter into a Letter of Commitment.
Who is eligible?
To be eligible for the Retention Bonus, Employee must at the time of open enrollment:
(a) be employed as a full-time commissioned officer with MPD; or
(b) be employed as full-time commissioned personnel with MFD; or
(c) be employed as a paramedic with MFD; or
(d) be employed as a full-time dispatcher or full-time alarm operator with MPD or MFD and
have completed his/her initial training period as required by his/her Division or
(e) be employed in any position represented by the International Association of Firefighters Local 1784, and have completed his/her initial training period as required by his/her Division.
What positions qualify?
Note: Employees must be on active payroll at the time of distribution of payments with no pending termination, such as a set date of retirement.
Commissioned Fire and Police Employees
Management-rank commissioned positions
Fire alarm operators
Communication management positions
Emergency response call operators