Police Union Reaches Contract Agreement with City of Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) announced today that rank-and-file officers have approved the proposed contract with the City of Los Angeles. More than 2,700 LAPD officers voted over four days in favor of the successor agreement.

“We’re pleased with the membership’s ratification, especially considering the past eight months of uncertainty. The terms of this contract will help boost morale, and we can move forward knowing this is a step toward adequately compensating LAPD officers for their tireless work and dedication to the residents of Los Angeles,” LAPPL President Craig Lally said.

Highlights of the four-year deal, effective from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2018, include:

4 percent Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) effective July 2016;2 percent COLA effective July 2017 and a 2 percent COLA January 2018;The equivalent of a 5 percent increase for the healthcare subsidy; Increase of the uniform allowance to $1,525;

An optional overtime buy down and a substantial increase in cash overtime throughout the terms of the contract.

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