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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Indiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Anderson, Terre Haute and South Bend
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Elkhart, Fort Wayne and Columbus
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Indianapolis, Gary and South Bend

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Indiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Indianapolis, Columbus and Evansville

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  • BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
  • BS in Criminal Justice - Crime Scene Investigation
  • AAS in Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
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
  • 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
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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).
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
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  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Allows students to transfer credits from non-U.S. colleges and universities after evaluation.
  • Has students attend one class at a time to ensure easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
  • Its main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale, with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. 
  • Provides a Department of Student Services and Resources that assists students with résumé preparation, interviewing skills coaching, mock interviewing, professional development workshops, 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.
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More Indiana 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
Donaldson
Associate
511
Anderson
Doctorate & First Professional
2,707
Muncie
Doctorate
19,849
Mishawaka
Masters
2,097
Indianapolis
Masters & First Professional
4,479
Whiting
Masters
1,238
Winona Lake
Doctorate
1,404
Fort Wayne
Masters
3,294
Terre Haute
Doctorate
10,543
Bloomington
Doctorate & First Professional
38,990
Richmond
Masters
2,266
Kokomo
Masters
2,835
Gary
Masters
4,790
Fort Wayne
Masters
11,943
Indianapolis
Doctorate & First Professional
29,854
South Bend
Masters
7,517
New Albany
Masters
6,241
Bloomington
Associate
4,530
Indianapolis
Associate
13,439
Columbus
Associate
2,476
Muncie
Associate
5,637
Kokomo
Associate
3,152
Lafayette
Associate
5,914
South Bend
Associate
4,921
Fort Wayne
Associate
6,642
Gary
Associate
4,742
Evansville
Associate
4,848
Terre Haute
Associate
5,337
North Manchester
Bachelor
1,036
Indianapolis
Masters
618
Oakland City
Doctorate
2,007
Rensselaer
Masters
1,070
Fort Wayne
Bachelor
964
Angola
Masters
1,337
Fort Wayne
Masters
171
Indianapolis
Doctorate
4,706
Valparaiso
Doctorate
3,872
Vincennes
Bachelor
10,750

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Indiana. 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
Indianapolis 3560 $57,420
Carmel 3560 $57,420
Anderson 3560 $57,420
Columbus 60 $47,310
Elkhart 230 $48,790
Goshen 230 $48,790
Fort Wayne 780 $54,790
Bloomington 190 $52,750
Kokomo 160 $57,200
Lafayette 260 $52,960
West Lafayette 260 $52,960
Michigan City 200 $52,090
La Porte 200 $52,090
Muncie 180 $45,110
Terre Haute 270 $38,670

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