Health Insurance- The City of Texarkana Arkansas pays 100% of the employee's health, dental, and vision insurance. Dependent coverage is available, but is paid for by the employee. The City also provides is life insurance policy at four (4) times the employee's annual salary.
Retirement- Texarkana Arkansas Police Officers participate in the Local Police & Fire Retirement System (LOPFI) and do not pay into social security. Employee contribution to LOPFI is 8.5%. You may also participate in optional supplemental plans. Retirement under LOPFI is currently at age fifty-five (55) with at least twenty (20) years of service, at age sixty (60) with at least ten (10) years of service or at any age with at least twenty-eight (28) years of service.
Paid Vacation- Officers accure vacation at the following rates:
Sick leave- Officers accrue twenty (20) days of paid sick leave per year.
Worker's Compensation- Officers are covered by the City of Texarkana Arkansas Worker's Compensation Policy if they are injured in the line of duty.
Equipement- Uniforms, equipement, and weapons are provided by the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department.