Louisiana Police Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Police And Sheriffs Patrol Officers in Louisiana

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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lake Charles, New Orleans and Monroe
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Alexandria, Lafayette and Baton Rouge
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Shreveport, Lafayette and New Orleans

Schools for Police Patrol Officers in Louisiana are listed below.

Selected Police Patrol Officers Schools in Louisiana

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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

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

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

Whether preparing to enter the professional world or expanding your skills, education should be available wherever, whenever. With McCann you can rely on challenging programs, interesting curriculum, and a friendly educational environment.

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  • Programs: Criminal Justice - Associate in Occupational Studies, Criminal Justice - Associate in Occupational Science
  • Degrees: Associate

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Applied Criminology Certificate, Behavioral Crime Analysis Certificate
  • Degrees: Certificate

Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University.

  • Programs: MS in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master

Earn a highly respected online degree from Boston University

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

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Baton Rouge Community College Baton Rouge Associate 7,031
Bossier Parish Community College Bossier City Associate 4,986
Delgado Community College New Orleans Associate 13,210
Dillard University New Orleans Bachelor 956
Grambling State University Grambling Doctorate 5,161
Louisiana College Pineville Masters 1,056
Louisiana State University at Alexandria Alexandria Bachelor 2,574
Louisiana State University-Eunice Eunice Associate 2,864
Louisiana State University-Shreveport Shreveport Masters 3,948
Louisiana Technical College-Oakdale Campus Oakdale Associate 310
Louisiana Technical College-Sullivan Campus Bogalusa Associate 1,080
Loyola University New Orleans New Orleans Masters & First Professional 4,360
McNeese State University Lake Charles Masters 8,095
Nicholls State University Thibodaux Masters 6,864
Northwestern State University of Louisiana Natchitoches Masters 9,037
Our Lady of Holy Cross College New Orleans Masters 1,298
South Louisiana Community College Lafayette Associate 2,944
Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond Doctorate 14,744
Southern University and A & M College Baton Rouge Doctorate 8,288
Southern University at New Orleans New Orleans Masters 2,648
Southern University at Shreveport Shreveport Associate 2,337
Sowela Technical Community College Lake Charles Associate 1,627
University of Louisiana Monroe Monroe Doctorate & First Professional 8,541
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Lafayette Doctorate 16,345

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. 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


Alexandria 300 $33750 1.03
Baton Rouge 1640 $42780 0.89
Hammond 100 $33110 0.52
Houma 600 $0 1.31
Thibodaux 600 $0 1.31
Lafayette 1010 $37480 0.98
Lake Charles 700 $34700 1.53
Monroe 290 $29630 0.8
New Orleans 3570 $39860 1.35
Metairie 3570 $39860 1.35
Shreveport 830 $44900 0.96
Bossier City 830 $44900 0.96
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