Massachusetts Police Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Police And Sheriffs Patrol Officers in Massachusetts

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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Massachusetts

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Haverhill, Worcester and Barnstable
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Framingham, Boston and Leominster
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Boston, Springfield and Worcester

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Massachusetts

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Brockton, Worcester and Framingham

Schools for Police Patrol Officers in Massachusetts are listed below.

Selected Police Patrol Officers Schools in Massachusetts

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More Massachusetts Police Patrol Officers Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
American International College Springfield Doctorate 2,678
Anna Maria College Paxton Masters 1,244
Assumption College Worcester Masters 2,872
Bay State College Boston Bachelor 354
Becker College Worcester Bachelor 1,800
Berkshire Community College Pittsfield Associate 2,267
Boston University Boston Doctorate & First Professional 32,053
Bridgewater State College Bridgewater Masters 9,934
Bristol Community College Fall River Associate 7,388
Bunker Hill Community College Boston Associate 8,806
Cape Cod Community College West Barnstable Associate 4,299
Clark University Worcester Doctorate 3,210
Curry College Milton Masters 3,182
Dean College Franklin Bachelor 1,302
Eastern Nazarene College Quincy Masters 1,075
Endicott College Beverly Masters 3,710
Fisher College Boston Bachelor 1,225
Fitchburg State College Fitchburg Masters 6,692
Greenfield Community College Greenfield Associate 2,236
Holyoke Community College Holyoke Associate 6,461
Lasell College Newton Masters 1,403
Marian Court College Swampscott Associate 257
Massachusetts Bay Community College Wellesley Hills Associate 5,018
Massasoit Community College Brockton Associate 7,064
Middlesex Community College Bedford Bedford Associate 8,124
Mount Ida College Newton Bachelor 1,429
Mount Wachusett Community College Gardner Associate 4,147
Nichols College Dudley Masters 1,477
North Shore Community College Danvers Associate 7,107
Northeastern University Boston Doctorate & First Professional 24,434
Northern Essex Community College Haverhill Associate 6,526
Quincy College Quincy Associate 3,932
Quinsigamond Community College Worcester Associate 6,654
Roxbury Community College Roxbury Crossing Associate 2,398
Springfield Technical Community College Springfield Associate 6,074
Stonehill College Easton Bachelor 2,450
Suffolk University Boston Doctorate 9,103
University of Massachusetts-Boston Boston Doctorate 13,433
University of Massachusetts-Lowell Lowell Doctorate 11,635
Western New England College Springfield Doctorate 3,657
Westfield State College Westfield Masters 5,392
Worcester State College Worcester Masters 5,358

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

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


Leominster 310 $63920 1.33
Gardner 310 $63920 1.33
New Bedford 340 $62370 1.13
Pittsfield 150 $52400 0.77
Barnstable Town 540 $61590 1.12
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