Purpose:

Encourage police officers in participating communities to earn degrees in law enforcement or criminal justice and to provide educational incentives through salary increases.

How were the estimates determined?

Estimates are based on current year projected pay increases reported to the Higher Education Coordinating Council by local police chiefs in communities that have accepted the provisions of the Quinn Bill, Chapter 41, Section 108L.

Why did the estimates change?

Estimates may vary for each budget proposal based on the appropriation provided to fund the Police Career Incentive program.

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