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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Arkansas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Pine Bluff and Jonesboro
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Fayetteville and Little Rock
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Little Rock and Fayetteville

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Arkansas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Little Rock and Fayetteville

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Programs
  • BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
  • BS in Criminal Justice - Crime Scene Investigation
  • AAS in Criminal Justice
  • Programs include Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Master of Science in Criminal Justice, and more.
  • Advanced degrees in criminal justice help working professionals stay up to date on the latest law enforcement practices.
  • Some programs offer the opportunity for hands-on experience working on real criminal cases.
  • Flexible online and campus-based programs available.
Programs
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Federal Law Enforcement Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - General Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Behavior Management Track

Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University (SJU) has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care of the entire person). The strong liberal arts foundation promotes an environment of open-minded investigation and debate and attends to developing students beyond their academic accomplishments, while maintaining high academic standards. The University strives to be recognized as the preeminent Catholic comprehensive university in the Northeast.

Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Offers associate and bachelor-level programs in Criminal Justice.
  • Program topics include criminal investigation processes and ethics, criminal law, juvenile justice and more.
  • A B.A.S. in Criminal Justice program is also available for students who already possess an A.A.S.
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Online Bachelor's programs include BBA, Criminal Justice, Psychology, IT, Healthcare Management & Public Health
  • Over 115 years of delivering quality education and personalized attention to students
  • Provide a range of campus experiences and services online including advising, tutoring, student community, and career services
  • Give students and alumni access to career assistants who help with resumes, cover letters, job hunting, and more.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).

More Arkansas Police Patrol Officers Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Little Rock
Bachelor
602
Blytheville
Associate
1,800
Beebe
Associate
4,311
State University
Doctorate
11,130
Mountain Home
Associate
1,179
Russellville
Masters
7,476
Pocahontas
Associate
1,933
Forrest City
Associate
1,547
Searcy
Doctorate
6,139
Hot Springs
Associate
2,944
Harrison
Associate
2,077
Bentonville
Associate
6,470
Malvern
Associate
1,558
Melbourne
Associate
1,209
El Dorado
Associate
1,319
Pine Bluff
Associate
2,144
Magnolia
Masters
3,147
Camden
Associate
2,111
Batesville
Associate
1,468
Hope
Associate
1,299
Morrilton
Associate
1,809
Fayetteville
Doctorate & First Professional
18,648
Little Rock
Doctorate & First Professional
12,135
Monticello
Masters
3,187
Pine Bluff
Masters
3,200
Fort Smith
Bachelor
6,611

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Arkansas. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Hot Springs 150 $40,980
Jonesboro 300 $36,520
Little Rock 1630 $44,290
North Little Rock 1630 $44,290
Conway 1630 $44,290
Pine Bluff 220 $44,410

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