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Police Officer Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 638,810 Police Officers in the United States. The Police Officer job market is expected to grow by 5.9% between 2012 and 2022. The majority of job opportunities exist in California, Texas, and New York, and as a percentage of the population Puerto Rico and District of Columbia have the most Police Officers representing 18.072 in 1000 and 7.772 in 1000 of the total job market respectively.

There are several types of Police Officer. Consider learning more about: Transit Police Officer Jobs.

How to Become a Police Officer

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Police Officer Jobs

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Title Company Location Info
Police Officer New Castle County Government New Castle, DE, USA Job Details
31b Military Police - Police Officer National Guard Job Details
Police Officer ( Not Open To Public) Six Flags Austell, GA, USA Job Details
Police Officer Robinson Police Department Robinson, IL, USA Job Details
Nsa Police Officer (Lateral Transfers Only) National Security Agency MD, USA Job Details
Police Officer Wheaton Healthcare Waterloo, IA, USA Job Details
Police Officer - Lateral Town of Vail Vail, CO, USA Job Details
Police Officer YPSILANTI POLICE DEPARTMENT Ypsilanti, MI, USA Job Details
Police Officer Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) New Orleans, LA, USA Job Details
Police Officer Cadott Police Dept. Eau Claire, WI, USA Job Details
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Demand for Police Officers

The Police Officer industry is concentrated in California, Texas and New York.

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How to Become a Police Officer

Interested in becoming a police officer? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good police officer? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    A criminal justice degree is preferred.

  3. Get Hired

      Loading jobs...

    View all jobs →

    Would you like to post jobs on this career? Find the best candidates using Sokanu's new psychometric job platform. Visit employers.sokanu.com today.