Salary benefits for 1200 Police Officers
Defence Redefined
Published on 12/08/2020 at 12:09

Payments based on the upgraded scales to more than 1200 police officers, special police officers and firefighters will be carried out at the end of the month, according to a report in the newspaper “PHILELEFTHEROS”.

Following the publication of the regulations provided by the Law on Police of 2004-2019 (no. 3) in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Cyprus, on Friday 07/08/2020, the Finance Department of the Police started the procedure for the retroactive payment (from 01/01/2017) of police officers who were recruited from 26 July 2002 until 31 December 2011.

The article states that each member of the Police, who will be promoted to the scale to which they are entitled, will receive at the same time the corresponding retroactive payment. Payments will start at the end of August for police officers recruited in 2002.

Also read: C.P.A. | Regulations for the promotion of Police officers, Firefighters and Special Constables have been voted

On Monday 10/08, a meeting of the Cyprus Police Association was held with the Minister of Justice and Public Order, Ms. Emily Yiolitis.

The C.P.A and the Minister discussed, among others, the following issues:

  • Filling vacancies / recruitment / incentives
  • Upgrading of salary scales of Constables / Police / Firefighters up to the rank of Senior Lieutenant
  • ‘Unfreeze’ of promotions for all ranks
  • Disciplinary proceedings
  • Other matters

The two sides stated that they are ready for beneficial cooperation in raising the morale of the Police and improving the working conditions.

Also read: Police officers’ salary promotion | Green light from the Cabinet 





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