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 health insurance is 80/20 with a $500 deductible.
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 accrue 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.
Equipment- All uniforms, equipment, and weapons are provided by the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department.