All officers in the bargaining unit shall be provided annually with a nine hundred fifty dollar ($950.00) allowance representing compensation for carrying their weapon for the preceding period July 1 to June 30, to be paid the last pay in June. 

Employees on sickness and accident may be subject to “proration” and shall be paid no later than the last pay in July. In the event that an officer is off duty for at least sixty (60) working days during any benefit year, this allowance shall be paid on a prorated basis. For the purposes of this Article, the term “benefit year” shall refer to the twelve (12) months immediately prior to the payment date of such allowance.

WPOA Contract Article 34