up to 1,900 euros bonus for hired police officers and gendarmes – Libération

The Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, granted this Tuesday, January 30, an exceptional bonus for the police, who will be mobilized “100%” for the event.

Really hard and fast. An exceptional bonus, increased to 1,900 euros for police officers and gendarmes working in Ile-de-France, will be paid by the State in compensation for their mobilization during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, announced this Tuesday, January 30, Gérald Darmanin . “This bonus will be paid at several levels depending on each person’s situation,” wrote the Minister of the Interior in a letter addressed to all ministry agents.

Gérald Darmanin confirms in his letter the “100% mobilization” of agents from July 26 to August 11 and the possibility of taking ten working days of leave for each agent between June 15 and September 15. Thus, all agents who “effectively limited their leave periods” during the event will receive a minimum bonus of 1,000 euros.

The bonus is increased to 1,600 euros for police officers working in a department hosting an Olympic event, including French Polynesia where the surfing event will take place, as well as CRS and personnel “displaced permanently as reinforcements”. The maximum bonus of 1,900 euros will be paid to staff employed in Ile-de-France and at the Paris police headquarters, as well as to border police officers mobilized in “Paris airports and international transport”. The police will receive the same amounts.

50 euros per night

This bonus was initially between 500 and 1,500 euros. Police unions mobilized to obtain 2,000 euros for all officers. To this bonus is added compensation of 50 euros per night for all police officers displaced for at least five days on security missions or linked to the Olympics. The minister also commits to 100% payment for overtime, via a specific meter, which will be “uncapped and tax-exempt”.

The unions also demanded social support measures, in particular childcare. The State will thus finance the “doubling of the universal service employment check”, announces Gérald Darmanin, up to 350 euros per child for single mothers or fathers.


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