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Police Patrol Officers

Police patrol officers perform general law enforcement duties such as responding to calls for service, enforce laws and ordinances, file reports of incidents, control crowds, arrest law breakers and prevent crime. Police patrol officers patrol a particular area in squad cars or on foot. Police officers also spend a lot of time doing paperwork.

Some of the common job titles are patrolman, police officer, patrol officer, public safety officer and law enforcement officer.

Police officers employed in large cities often work as patrol officers assigned to either crime prevention or traffic control. A patrol officer sometimes has to testify in court or act as a witness in criminal and traffic cases.

A number of urban based police departments are involved with community policing - a system where police officers build relationships with people living in local neighborhoods and they also ask the public to help fight crime.

Responsibilities

  • Provide for public safety by protecting people and property, responding to emergencies, promoting good community relations and enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws
  • Record facts to prepare reports
  • Direct traffic at accident scenes
  • Investigate suspicious people and situations
  • Investigate burglaries
  • Identify and arrest perpetrators and suspects of criminal acts
  • Provide first aid to accident victims
  • Patrol specific areas
  • Investigate traffic accidents
  • Study facts of various types of incidents to determine if criminal acts or violations of statutes occurred

Job Characteristics

The job can sometimes be dangerous and stressful. Many officers observe death and suffering. Police officers typically work 40 hours a week, however paid overtime is common. Shift work is required since around the clock protection needs to be provided to communities. Junior officers often work nights, weekends and holidays. Police officers must work whenever they are needed.

Patrol officers should enjoy dealing with the public. Personal characteristics such as integrity, honesty, good judgement and a sense of responsibility are important for the occupation.

Employment Outlook

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the employment of police officers and detectives will grow 11% from 2006 to 2016 which is about as fast as average for all occupations. Population growth is a significant factor for the increasing demand for police services. The level of government spending is a major factor in determining the number of officers that are employed.

The overall opportunities for employment in local police departments is expected to be excellent for individuals that meet the qualifications. Applicants with college training or military experience will have the best opportunities with local police departments.

Police officers are typically eligible to be promoted after a probation period which ranges from six months to three years. Some police officers are promoted to a detective position. A candidate's position on a promotion list is typically determined by written examination scores and on-the-job performance. Promotion to higher level positions such as corporal, sergeant, lieutenant and captain are typically determined according to a candidate's position on the promotion list.

Education, Certification, and Licensing

Many police departments require candidates to have a high school diploma and an increasing number of police departments seek candidates that have one or two years of college education. Some police departments require a college degree. Applicants typically have to be 21 years of age or older and be U.S. citizens. Eligibility for appointment typically depends on competitive written examinations and previous experience and education.

In numerous communities police patrol officer candidates have to meet minimum requirements for height, weight, hearing and eyesight. Since most police departments have to meet civil service regulations, applicants need to pass a written test that measures their analytical skills. Background checks and physical examinations are also required. Their character traits are typically investigated. Some police departments have candidates interviewed by a psychiatrist or a psychologist or take a personality test.

Typically, new recruits are involved in classroom training at police academies. Upon graduation they receive additional training by experienced police officers for three months to a year. Police departments in small communities may not provide a formal training program.

Police departments usually encourage patrol officer candidates to take courses related to law enforcement subjects. Many universities, colleges and junior colleges provide law enforcement or administrative of justice programs. The ability to speak a foreign language can be very beneficial.

Resources

Major Employers

The major employers of police patrol officers are local governments.

Schools for Police And Sheriffs Patrol Officers are listed in the Browse Schools Section.

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for:
Police and Sheriffs Patrol Officers

Listed below are metro areas sorted by the total number of people employed in Police and Sheriffs Patrol Officers jobs , as of 2015

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

     
Metro Area (Alabama) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Birmingham 2990 $48,690
Hoover 2990 $48,690
Montgomery 1000 $43,810
Mobile 830 $31,030
Huntsville 720 $48,110
Tuscaloosa 670 $48,270
Muscle Shoals 330 $38,790
Florence 330 $38,790
Dothan 320 $35,170
Oxford 290 $37,410
Jacksonville 290 $37,410
Anniston 290 $37,410
Decatur 290 $50,400
Gadsden 260 $33,120
Daphne 260 $44,280
Foley 260 $44,280
Fairhope 260 $44,280
Auburn 170 $37,540
Opelika 170 $37,540
     
Metro Area (Alaska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anchorage 570 $81,840
Fairbanks 110 $71,850
     
Metro Area (Arizona) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Scottsdale 7470 $66,290
Mesa 7470 $66,290
Phoenix 7470 $66,290
Tucson 1760 $55,240
Yuma 320 $48,330
Flagstaff 320 $52,370
Lake Havasu City 290 $55,490
Kingman 290 $55,490
Douglas 150 $49,990
Sierra Vista 150 $49,990
Prescott N/A $56,980
     
Metro Area (Arkansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Conway 1650 $43,340
North Little Rock 1650 $43,340
Little Rock 1650 $43,340
Jonesboro 270 $35,420
Pine Bluff 240 $43,220
Hot Springs 160 $41,670
     
Metro Area (California) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles 29160 $97,290
Anaheim 29160 $97,290
Long Beach 29160 $97,290
San Francisco 9370 $102,590
Oakland 9370 $102,590
Hayward 9370 $102,590
Carlsbad 5880 $76,010
San Diego 5880 $76,010
Ontario 5240 $90,100
San Bernardino 5240 $90,100
Riverside 5240 $90,100
Roseville 4070 $91,040
Arcade 4070 $91,040
Arden 4070 $91,040
Sacramento 4070 $91,040
Santa Clara 3890 $115,370
San Jose 3890 $115,370
Sunnyvale 3890 $115,370
Bakersfield 1610 $68,580
Thousand Oaks 1430 $106,340
Oxnard 1430 $106,340
Ventura 1430 $106,340
Fresno 1070 $67,410
Porterville 970 $68,060
Visalia 970 $68,060
Stockton 930 $86,250
Lodi 930 $86,250
Santa Barbara 660 $94,510
Santa Maria 660 $94,510
Vallejo 600 $104,060
Fairfield 600 $104,060
Salinas 550 $79,920
Santa Rosa 500 $96,250
Arroyo Grande 460 $84,740
San Luis Obispo 460 $84,740
Paso Robles 460 $84,740
Modesto 450 $69,970
Watsonville 430 $102,430
Santa Cruz 430 $102,430
Chico 380 $74,900
Redding 310 $94,160
Merced 270 $71,270
Yuba City 250 N/A
El Centro 220 $70,680
Hanford 210 $65,570
Corcoran 210 $65,570
Madera 170 $61,400
Napa 160 $107,030
     
Metro Area (Colorado) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Aurora 4280 $72,730
Lakewood 4280 $72,730
Denver 4280 $72,730
Colorado Springs 1220 $67,410
Boulder 610 $71,190
Greeley 570 $55,180
Fort Collins 500 $73,530
Pueblo 300 $65,250
Grand Junction 270 $58,900
     
Metro Area (Connecticut) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Hartford 2060 $69,350
East Hartford 2060 $69,350
West Hartford 2060 $69,350
Bridgeport 1740 $70,030
Norwalk 1740 $70,030
Stamford 1740 $70,030
New Haven 1510 $66,450
Waterbury 390 $56,360
Danbury 190 $66,150
     
Metro Area (Delaware) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Dover 380 $64,830
     
Metro Area (Florida) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Miami 14670 $72,180
West Palm Beach 14670 $72,180
Fort Lauderdale 14670 $72,180
Tampa 5090 $53,150
St. Petersburg 5090 $53,150
Clearwater 5090 $53,150
Orlando 4410 $47,940
Sanford 4410 $47,940
Kissimmee 4410 $47,940
Jacksonville 2810 $52,020
Bradenton 1330 $56,870
North Port 1330 $56,870
Sarasota 1330 $56,870
Cape Coral 1260 $46,030
Fort Myers 1260 $46,030
Titusville 1050 $44,120
Melbourne 1050 $44,120
Palm Bay 1050 $44,120
Ormond Beach 1020 $38,830
Daytona Beach 1020 $38,830
Deltona 1020 $38,830
Tallahassee 1020 $46,630
Pensacola 950 $38,240
Ferry Pass 950 $38,240
Brent 950 $38,240
Winter Haven 880 $47,820
Lakeland 880 $47,820
Marco Island 740 $57,830
Immokalee 740 $57,830
Naples 740 $57,830
Gainesville 650 $45,830
Port St. Lucie 590 $53,360
Panama City 530 $39,120
Ocala 360 $43,480
Crestview 340 $37,440
Fort Walton Beach 340 $37,440
Destin 340 $37,440
Punta Gorda 340 $49,960
Vero Beach 250 $45,900
Sebastian 250 $45,900
Sebring 180 $43,840
The Villages 150 $39,780
     
Metro Area (Georgia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Roswell 12640 $42,870
Atlanta 12640 $42,870
Sandy Springs 12640 $42,870
Savannah 1170 $38,720
Macon 820 $34,970
Athens 600 $43,150
Clarke County 600 $43,150
Albany 480 $34,140
Rome 380 $33,930
Warner Robins 370 $38,000
Dalton 320 $37,230
Brunswick 320 $37,430
Valdosta 300 $34,550
Gainesville 300 $38,100
Hinesville 180 $39,060
     
Metro Area (Hawaii) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Urban Honolulu 2020 $67,030
Lahaina 280 $59,470
Wailuku 280 $59,470
Kahului 280 $59,470
     
Metro Area (Idaho) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Boise City 830 $62,070
Coeur d'Alene 270 $52,900
Idaho Falls 170 $47,570
Pocatello 120 $49,470
     
Metro Area (Illinois) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Champaign 610 $73,210
Urbana 610 $73,210
Peoria 560 $57,110
Rockford 560 $62,470
Springfield 440 $67,950
Carbondale 400 $42,640
Marion 400 $42,640
Bloomington 310 $66,100
Decatur 240 $65,030
Danville 220 $47,570
Kankakee 210 $69,250
     
Metro Area (Indiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anderson 3170 $52,770
Indianapolis 3170 $52,770
Carmel 3170 $52,770
Terre Haute 310 $42,170
Lafayette 270 $48,300
West Lafayette 270 $48,300
Bloomington 230 $53,040
Goshen 220 $48,230
Elkhart 220 $48,230
La Porte 190 $46,530
Michigan City 190 $46,530
Muncie 170 $43,980
Kokomo 160 $54,590
Columbus 80 $44,530
Fort Wayne N/A $52,310
     
Metro Area (Iowa) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Des Moines 1040 $64,790
Des Moines 1040 $64,790
Cedar Rapids 560 $57,050
Iowa City 340 $58,690
Cedar Falls 270 $51,370
Waterloo 270 $51,370
Dubuque 150 $55,250
Ames N/A $59,450
     
Metro Area (Kansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Wichita 1180 $44,710
Topeka 610 $43,120
Lawrence 180 $53,550
Manhattan 130 $47,320
     
Metro Area (Kentucky) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lexington 1080 $45,820
Fayette 1080 $45,820
Bowling Green 260 $39,620
Fort Knox 260 $40,660
Elizabethtown 260 $40,660
Owensboro 110 $41,810
     
Metro Area (Louisiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
New Orleans 3570 $39,860
Metairie 3570 $39,860
Baton Rouge 1640 $42,780
Lafayette 1010 $37,480
Bossier City 830 $44,900
Shreveport 830 $44,900
Lake Charles 700 $34,700
Thibodaux 600 N/A
Houma 600 N/A
Alexandria 300 $33,750
Monroe 290 $29,630
Hammond 100 $33,110
     
Metro Area (Maine) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
South Portland 550 $51,390
Portland 550 $51,390
Bangor 210 $42,530
Auburn 140 $42,360
Lewiston 140 $42,360
     
Metro Area (Maryland) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Baltimore 7140 $61,890
Towson 7140 $61,890
Columbia 7140 $61,890
Lexington Park 80 $51,300
California 80 $51,300
     
Metro Area (Massachusetts) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Barnstable Town 540 $61,590
New Bedford 340 $62,370
Leominster 310 $63,920
Gardner 310 $63,920
Pittsfield 150 $52,400
     
Metro Area (Michigan) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Warren 7770 $64,120
Detroit 7770 $64,120
Dearborn 7770 $64,120
Grand Rapids 1360 $63,420
Wyoming 1360 $63,420
East Lansing 660 $58,210
Lansing 660 $58,210
Portage 530 $59,540
Kalamazoo 530 $59,540
Flint 520 $55,410
Battle Creek 500 $51,290
Ann Arbor 390 $59,050
Benton Harbor 360 $53,090
Niles 360 $53,090
Saginaw 240 $47,900
Muskegon 210 $47,870
Bay City 200 $54,630
Jackson 180 $54,640
Monroe 120 $54,640
     
Metro Area (Minnesota) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
St. Cloud 280 $56,090
Rochester 270 $56,110
North Mankato 190 $57,390
Mankato 190 $57,390
     
Metro Area (Mississippi) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Jackson 1590 $34,330
Gulfport 850 $36,280
Pascagoula 850 $36,280
Biloxi 850 $36,280
Hattiesburg 310 $35,230
     
Metro Area (Missouri) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Springfield 910 $37,250
Jefferson City 350 $37,930
Joplin 300 $34,310
Columbia 240 $44,210
     
Metro Area (Montana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Billings 280 $56,110
Great Falls 110 $54,860
Missoula 80 $49,360
     
Metro Area (Nebraska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lincoln 470 $64,450
Grand Island 190 $51,530
     
Metro Area (Nevada) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Paradise 2990 $78,960
Henderson 2990 $78,960
Las Vegas 2990 $78,960
Reno 790 $68,000
     
Metro Area (New Hampshire) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Manchester 400 $52,750
     
Metro Area (New Jersey) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Trenton 1180 $90,680
Atlantic City 930 $87,680
Hammonton 930 $87,680
Ocean City 360 $71,830
Bridgeton 230 $74,510
Vineland 230 $74,510
     
Metro Area (New Mexico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque 1630 $54,050
Las Cruces 330 $45,270
Farmington 320 $50,440
Santa Fe 290 $48,090
     
Metro Area (New York) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Niagara Falls 2170 $64,010
Buffalo 2170 $64,010
Cheektowaga 2170 $64,010
Albany 1790 $62,610
Schenectady 1790 $62,610
Troy 1790 $62,610
Rochester 1680 $68,880
Syracuse 1190 $65,720
Utica 560 $51,570
Rome 560 $51,570
Kingston 350 $55,000
Binghamton 320 $68,350
Fort Drum 210 $57,950
Watertown 210 $57,950
Glens Falls 190 $52,400
Elmira 130 $62,420
     
Metro Area (North Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Raleigh 1890 $45,250
High Point 1670 $44,890
Greensboro 1670 $44,890
Winston 1020 $36,890
Salem 1020 $36,890
Chapel Hill 1010 $45,930
Durham 1010 $45,930
Fayetteville 870 $43,200
Hickory 750 $35,970
Morganton 750 $35,970
Lenoir 750 $35,970
Asheville 710 $39,920
Wilmington 710 $43,530
Greenville 350 $45,200
Jacksonville 340 $39,650
Rocky Mount 330 $37,840
Burlington 320 $45,410
New Bern 270 $38,600
Goldsboro 250 $33,820
     
Metro Area (North Dakota) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Bismarck 230 $49,620
     
Metro Area (Ohio) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Columbus 4660 $68,310
Elyria 4470 $58,810
Cleveland 4470 $58,810
Toledo 1630 $54,550
Dayton 1630 $60,310
Akron 1500 $56,780
Massillon 590 $43,920
Canton 590 $43,920
Lima 280 $49,550
Springfield 230 $36,260
Mansfield 190 $52,380
     
Metro Area (Oklahoma) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Oklahoma City 2040 $45,510
Tulsa 1800 $48,860
Lawton 230 $35,430
     
Metro Area (Oregon) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Salem 610 $68,940
Eugene 450 $68,940
Medford 270 $66,780
Redmond 200 $68,600
Bend 200 $68,600
Albany 100 $59,890
Corvallis 80 $68,040
     
Metro Area (Pennsylvania) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Pittsburgh 4950 $58,180
Barre 1470 $48,270
Scranton 1470 $48,270
Hazleton 1470 $48,270
Wilkes 1470 $48,270
Carlisle 1360 $63,250
Harrisburg 1360 $63,250
Lancaster 780 $71,610
Erie 630 $72,240
Reading 600 $64,260
Hanover 570 $63,840
York 570 $63,840
Johnstown 280 $35,310
Williamsport 250 $54,300
East Stroudsburg 240 $75,740
Altoona 230 $42,740
Chambersburg 210 $58,180
Waynesboro 210 $58,180
Gettysburg 200 $73,420
Lebanon 180 $62,560
Berwick 150 $38,040
Bloomsburg 150 $38,040
State College 140 $71,990
     
Metro Area (Puerto Rico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Carolina 14820 $32,880
Caguas 14820 $32,880
San Juan 14820 $32,880
Ponce 470 $19,790
Isabela 170 $18,010
Aguadilla 170 $18,010
Mayag�ez 120 $19,920
Arecibo 110 $18,300
San Germ�n 90 $19,090
Guayama 90 $19,150
     
Metro Area (South Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Columbia 2660 $38,500
Charleston 1930 $43,230
North Charleston 1930 $43,230
Mauldin 1730 $35,820
Greenville 1730 $35,820
Anderson 1730 $35,820
Spartanburg 570 $36,680
Florence 460 $35,640
Bluffton 420 $44,610
Beaufort 420 $44,610
Hilton Head Island 420 $44,610
Sumter 180 $32,700
     
Metro Area (South Dakota) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Sioux Falls 420 $56,090
Rapid City 300 $43,930
     
Metro Area (Tennessee) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Davidson 3380 $44,770
Nashville 3380 $44,770
Murfreesboro 3380 $44,770
Franklin 3380 $44,770
Knoxville 1410 $39,700
Morristown 400 $30,330
Johnson City 360 $40,940
Jackson 330 $44,490
Cleveland 260 $41,250
     
Metro Area (Texas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
The Woodlands 15800 $62,610
Houston 15800 $62,610
Sugar Land 15800 $62,610
Fort Worth 15780 $64,250
Arlington 15780 $64,250
Dallas 15780 $64,250
San Antonio 4830 $55,610
New Braunfels 4830 $55,610
Round Rock 3870 $68,010
Austin 3870 $68,010
El Paso 1910 $62,010
McAllen 1410 $46,220
Edinburg 1410 $46,220
Mission 1410 $46,220
Brownsville 1000 $46,460
Harlingen 1000 $46,460
Temple 970 $50,570
Killeen 970 $50,570
Port Arthur 940 $59,690
Beaumont 940 $59,690
Laredo 820 $64,870
Corpus Christi 810 $55,530
Amarillo 720 $59,050
Waco 710 $44,350
Lubbock 700 $55,950
College Station 590 $55,050
Bryan 590 $55,050
Tyler 520 $51,900
Longview 500 $46,880
Abilene 390 $58,600
San Angelo 370 $48,950
Wichita Falls 310 $47,700
Midland 280 $52,340
Sherman 250 $51,970
Denison 250 $51,970
Victoria 230 $46,260
Odessa 230 $55,070
     
Metro Area (Utah) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Salt Lake City 1790 $53,380
Clearfield 880 $44,050
Ogden 880 $44,050
Provo 610 $46,360
Orem 610 $46,360
St. George 240 $46,000
     
Metro Area (Vermont) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
South Burlington 390 $47,210
Burlington 390 $47,210
     
Metro Area (Virginia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Richmond 3230 $47,560
Roanoke 690 $43,430
Lynchburg 420 $42,150
Blacksburg 390 $43,910
Radford 390 $43,910
Christiansburg 390 $43,910
Charlottesville 300 $44,180
Waynesboro 220 $39,120
Staunton 220 $39,120
Harrisonburg 210 $42,600
     
Metro Area (Washington) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Tacoma 4620 $82,320
Bellevue 4620 $82,320
Seattle 4620 $82,320
Spokane Valley 560 $70,920
Spokane 560 $70,920
Kennewick 470 $76,460
Richland 470 $76,460
Silverdale 310 $66,180
Bremerton 310 $66,180
Yakima 300 $69,510
Bellingham 270 $73,060
Olympia 240 $71,500
Tumwater 240 $71,500
Mount Vernon 190 $72,640
Anacortes 190 $72,640
Wenatchee 130 $65,090
Longview 90 $68,850
Walla Walla 80 $60,540
     
Metro Area (West Virginia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Charleston 810 $43,700
Morgantown 300 $41,600
Beckley 210 $37,040
Parkersburg 160 $41,190
Vienna 160 $41,190
     
Metro Area (Wisconsin) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Allis 3290 $65,110
Milwaukee 3290 $65,110
Waukesha 3290 $65,110
Madison 1630 $56,590
Green Bay 480 $61,510
Racine 400 $66,210
Appleton 340 $57,270
Eau Claire 330 $47,320
Beloit 300 $56,290
Janesville 300 $56,290
Wausau 250 $51,930
Neenah 250 $61,840
Oshkosh 250 $61,840
Fond du Lac 220 $54,070
Sheboygan 140 $57,570
     
Metro Area (Wyoming) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Cheyenne 180 $50,000

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Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

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Government 618,590 97% $51,630
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