Find police pay scales on website

06/13/2011 12:00 AM

06/13/2011 12:07 AM

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The record: Pay scales for Wichita Police Department personnel.

Why you'd want them: To learn more about how much police officers get paid in Wichita. Police recruits, for example, are paid $19.08 an hour. Lieutenants make from $28.84 to $36.02 an hour.

Where you get the records: From the police department's website, Click on the "Pay Ranges" link on the right-hand side of the page.

How much it will cost: The information is free.

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