The SAPD is offering a hiring bonus of $5,000 to applicants who are appointed to future cadet classes. The hiring bonus is paid in two installments. Cadets must complete 80 hours of training to be eligible for the first installment which will be paid within 30 days of the academy start date. The second installment of the hiring bonus will be paid prior to graduation of the academy. A complete listing of the requirements is available here.