San Marino : 2-Year Police Contract OKd

The city and the San Marino Police Officers Assn. have approved a 2-year salary and benefit contract after six months of negotiations that reached an impasse last month.

The new contract will give police personnel a 4% raise beginning Jan. 1, and a 6% raise on Jan. 1, 1990. Each officer also will receive $500 to compensate for six months without a raise since the last contract ended in June and will receive an increase in medical insurance benefits.

The 6-month impasse with police was the first in the city’s history. In the last month, the Police Officers Assn. bought full-page advertisements in San Marino’s weekly newspaper, seeking public support for increased salaries.