Alabama Police Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Police And Sheriffs Patrol Officers in Alabama

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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Alabama

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Auburn, Decatur and Tuscaloosa
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Huntsville, Mobile and Birmingham
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Birmingham, Montgomery and Mobile

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Alabama

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Huntsville, Tuscaloosa and Birmingham

Schools for Police Patrol Officers in Alabama are listed below.

Selected Police Patrol Officers Schools in Alabama

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement, BS in Criminal Justice - Crime Scene Investigation, MS in Criminal Justice - Law, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.

  • Programs: Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Law Enforcement, Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Generalist
  • Degrees: Bachelor

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Doctor of Management - Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Human Services, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor, Master

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice (BS), Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. 

  • Programs: Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master
South University

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice (MS), Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Earn a highly respected online degree from Boston University

  • Programs: Master of Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master
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More Alabama Police Patrol Officers Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Alabama State University Montgomery Doctorate 5,608
Athens State University Athens Bachelor 3,072
Auburn University Main Campus Auburn University Doctorate & First Professional 24,137
Auburn University-Montgomery Montgomery Masters 5,138
Central Alabama Community College Alexander City Associate 2,177
Chattahoochee Valley Community College Phenix City Associate 1,929
Enterprise-Ozark Community College Enterprise Associate 2,189
Faulkner University Montgomery Masters & First Professional 2,918
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Hanceville Associate 5,247
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma Selma Associate 1,781
Jacksonville State University Jacksonville Masters 9,077
Jefferson State Community College Birmingham Associate 7,944
John C Calhoun State Community College Tanner Associate 9,117
Judson College Marion Bachelor 311
Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus Birmingham Associate 3,320
Miles College Fairfield Bachelor 1,210
Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals Muscle Shoals Associate 3,678
The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa Doctorate & First Professional 25,544
Troy University Troy Masters 28,955
University of South Alabama Mobile Doctorate 13,779
Virginia College-Birmingham Birmingham Masters 3,826
Virginia College-Mobile Mobile Associate 188

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Alabama. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Police Patrol Officers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Police Patrol Officers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Anniston 290 $37410 1.43
Oxford 290 $37410 1.43
Jacksonville 290 $37410 1.43
Auburn 170 $37540 0.66
Opelika 170 $37540 0.66
Florence 330 $38790 1.35
Muscle Shoals 330 $38790 1.35
Gadsden 260 $33120 1.56
Huntsville 720 $48110 0.71
Daphne 260 $44280 0.83
Fairhope 260 $44280 0.83
Foley 260 $44280 0.83
Decatur 290 $50400 1.19
Dothan 320 $35170 1.23
Birmingham 2990 $48690 1.26
Hoover 2990 $48690 1.26
Mobile 830 $31030 1.03
Montgomery 1000 $43810 1.3
Tuscaloosa 670 $48270 1.43
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