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PUBLIC LAW 74-JUNE 20, 1953
Chief of police $12, 500 Deputy chiefs 8,459 Inspectors 7,753 Captains 6,590 Lieutenants 6,009 Sergeants 5, 521 Corporals 5,090 Private, class 4 (three or more years' service) 4,641 Private, class 3 (two or more but less than three years' service) 4,378 Private, class 2 (one or more but less than two years' service) _ 4,115 Private, class 1 (less than one year'service) 3, 900 All original appointments of privates shall be made at the annual basic salary of $3,900 and the first year of service shall be probationary. (b) The annual basic salary of a private of any class of the force shall be increased by— (1) $1,200, while he is assigned to duty as a detective sergeant; (2) $465, while he is assigned to duty as a precinct detective; (3) $300, while he is assigned to duty as a station clerk; (4) $270, while he is assigned to duty as a probational detective; or (5) $390, while he is assigned to duty as a motorcycle officer. Paragraph (5) of this subsection shall apply to any officer below the grade of lieutenant. (c) Subject to approval of the Commissioners, the annual basic salary of a private of the Metropolitan Police force shall be increased by an amount not to exceed $390 while he is assigned to duty as a technician. SEC. 102. (a) The annual basic salary of each officer and member of the Metropolitan Police force in a grade above that of private, class 3, except the Chief of Police, shall be increased by $120 at the beginning of the next pay period following each five-year period of continuous service completed in such grade, including service in such grade rendered prior to the effective date of this Act: Provided, That in computing service rendered prior to such date by any individual in the grade of private, only service in such grade in excess of three years shall be creditable in determining such increase or increases for any individual assigned to the grade of private, class 4, in the foregoing salary table. The annual basic salary of the Chief of Police shall be increased by $200 at the beginning of the next pay period following each eighteen-month period of continuous service completed in such grade including service in such grade rendered prior to the effective date of this Act. For the purpose of this subsection, service vShall not be deemed to have been discontinued by reason of any assignment (with an accompanying increase in basic salary) pursuant to subsection (b) or subsection (c) of section 101 of this Act. An increase in basic salary under this subsectior shall be known as a "longevity increase". (b) Any officer or member who is promoted to a position in a higher grade in the foregoing salary table who is receiving one or more longevity increases under subsection (a) of this section, and whose basic salary, as increased by such longevity increases, exceeds the scheduled rate for such higher grade, shall, upon promotion, be entitled to the basic salary of such higher grade plus so many equivalent longevity increases as may be necessary to make his salary in such higher grade at least equal the salary he received before promotion, including longevity increases.
5-year c o n t i n uous 8 e r V i c e increase.