The City of Carlsbad Police Department employs 161 full-time personnel. Part-time positions are limited and add up to an equivalent of 2.8 full-time employees. Of the 161 authorized full-time positions, 114 are sworn and 47 are civilian.
The sworn positions are distributed by rank as follows:
The City of Carlsbad Police Department General Fund budget for FY 2012-13 is $28 million.
Personnel expenses are 79 percent of the department's annual General Fund budget. Personnel costs include salary, benefits, overtime, and workers compensation. Benefits costs include items such as retirement, disability, health insurance and life insurance.
Maintenance and operation expenses include ongoing costs associated with running the department that are not salary and benefits and are 20 percent of the annual budget. Examples include police vehicle maintenance, printing and utilities.
Capital outlay expenses are large, one-time expenditures for items such as technology and equipment and are less than 1 percent of the annual budget.
City of Carlsbad at a Glance