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Baltimore Police Offer $5,000 Signing Bonus


(Baltimore, MD) -- As the Baltimore City Police Department faces staffing shortages, it is looking at ways to attract and retain officers to the force.

The department is now offering a recruitment and retention incentive.

The BPD is offering a $5,000 signing bonus as well as assistance with housing for new recruits.

Existing officers are also in line for pay raises up to 11% in the department's new contract.

The police department says it currently is looking to fill more than 400 jobs.

Article contributed by source.metronetworks.com