The Kumamoto Police

Service, welfare program

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Working hours, vacation

Working hours

 As a general rule, it is a five-day working week duty of 7 hours 45 minutes a day. But cases such as police boxes become three shift system duty.



 Annual vacation, summer holidays, before childbirth, after giving birth have vacation, various vacation systems like the Kumamoto staff including care leave.

 In addition, parental leave is the longest, too and can acquire until child becomes 3 years old.



The staff house

 As whole prefecture is work location, there is the staff house in consideration for living environment such as convenience or family constitution of commuting at each site in prefecture.

 Other than house for household, single person dormitory of efficiency is in Kumamoto-shi, too and plans improvement to be able to live a comfortable life.



 Salary of police officer is treated well than other public employees (administrative occupation) by specialty of duties.

 Raise in salary is for raise in salary other than annual periodical increase in pay in particular.

 Bonus is paid twice a year.

 In addition to base salary, various allowances such as dependency allowance, house allowance, overtime entitlement, special duty allowance are paid, too.

 Starting salary (as of H31.1 month)

Educational background/division

Police officer

Office worker

University graduate

210,400 yen

187,200 yen

Short university graduate

192,900 yen 

164,200 yen 

High-school graduate 

178,100 yen 

153,000 yen 

 ※Starting salary at the time of adoption may be added depending on educational background and career.



Promotion system

 Promotion system of police officer focuses on ability based on fair fair promotion test regardless of age, educational background.

 Person who made an effort right becomes promotion system to be rewarded by all means.

 In addition, about member of general office work, it is promotion system by ability-oriented competition as well as police officer.

 Main promotion system is person in charge → Chief → Chief grade → Assistant section manager grade → Master grade → It is immediate supervisor grade.



The training system

 Culture system is substantial to bring up police officer corresponding to the police phenomenon in line with the times after police academy graduation.

 We have culture, the language study training, various professional training (detective appointment, crew of white police motorcycle police car) at promotion, and chance of skill up is prepared for.

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6-18-1, Suizenji, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi
Telephone: 096-381-0110
(ID: 74)
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