COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI-TV) – The Columbus City Council unanimously approved a pay raise for all police officers Tuesday evening.
All ranks of officers from patrol to captain will see a 5% increase in their paystubs. Captains will have a 3% increase in pay. These changes take affect immediately.
The Council also approved five promotions. The Department will be adding new vehicles to its motor pool, which will allow some officers to take their cars home.