Video: Columbus Police Officers Receive Pay Boost

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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.

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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.