Fayette County Commission approves Sheriff’s Office signing bonus

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – The Fayette County Commission approved a $5,000 signing bonus for experienced law enforcement officers who want to join the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.

The starting annual salary is $33,391 per year with a bonus after your probation period.  Sheriff Mike Fridley says “it’s hard to find qualified candidates that are interested in law enforcement. A lot of people don’t want to be police officers now of days; the pay is not great, people don’t have respect for law enforcement. A lot of law enforcement brothers and sisters are getting killed in the line of duty.  It’s a dangerous job, and it’s dangerous here in Fayette County.”

If you’re interested in an application, you can stop by the Sheriff’s Department Office on Monday.

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