Santa Ana’s police officers are not among the highest paid cops in Orange County, according to a new study commissioned by The Association of California Cities of Orange County.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department, which provides service to a dozen cities as well as the unincorporated areas of the county, came in number two on a list ranking O.C.’s police departments — in order of total compensation, according to the O.C. Register. The top base monthly salary for sheriff’s deputies was $7,308, with total comp of $13,968.
The top base monthly salary for Santa Ana’s cops is $7,039 per month and their total compensation comes to $12,348. Continue reading