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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Ohio

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Sandusky, Lima and Canton
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Dayton, Cincinnati and Springfield
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Ohio

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Columbus, Cleveland and Dayton

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Programs
  • 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
  • Master of Law: International Legal Studies
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice – Forensic Psychology
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security
  • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
  • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.
Programs
  • BA/Law Enforcement Administration
  • MS/Criminal Justice - Forensic Science
  • MS/Criminal Justice - Homeland Security
  • Provides an exclusive Ashford Mobile app to keep students connected to the online classroom on the go.
  • Offers a business program in partnership and collaboration with Forbes magazine.
  • Offers several credit transfer and previous experience options for students who qualify.
  • Dedicated to fostering intellectual and personal growth since 1918.
  • Offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs in business, health, education, and more.
Programs
  • B.S. in Criminal Justice
  • A.S. in Criminal Justice
  • B.S. in Human Services / Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Ranked among the Best Online MBA Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months and a master’s degree in 14-24 months.
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.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Online bachelor's programs include BBA, Criminal Justice, IT, Healthcare Management, Pscyhology & Public Health
  • Over 115 years of delivering quality education and personalized attention to students
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Recognized as a Top 20 Best Online Bachelor’s Program by U.S. News & World Report in 2016.
  • Online, campus-based, and evening courses offered in 95 areas of study, including Business, Nursing, Psychology, & more.
  • Endorsed by G.I. Jobs and Military Advanced Education magazine as a Military Friendly School in 2015. 
  • Features small class sizes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.
  • 88% of Regent University students receive financial aid, with $18 million awarded in institutional scholarships & aid each year.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice

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More Ohio 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
Ashland
Doctorate
6,493
Berea
Masters
4,383
Bluffton
Masters
1,117
Huron
Bachelor
2,065
Bowling Green
Doctorate
18,619
Columbus
Masters & First Professional
3,713
Cedarville
Masters
3,055
Newark
Associate
3,100
Cleveland
Masters
570
Cincinnati
Associate
8,507
Springfield
Associate
3,383
Cleveland
Doctorate & First Professional
15,038
Cincinnati
Doctorate
2,282
Columbus
Associate
23,057
Cleveland
Associate
24,563
Defiance
Masters
973
Piqua
Associate
3,025
Nelsonville
Associate
4,341
Lima
Associate
3,385
Steubenville
Associate
1,744
Ashtabula
Associate
1,575
East Liverpool
Associate
902
Kent
Doctorate
22,819
Canton
Associate
3,849
Warren
Associate
2,120
New Philadelphia
Associate
2,039
Painesville
Masters
941
Kirtland
Associate
8,934
Elyria
Associate
10,769
Sylvania
Masters
2,021
Marion
Associate
2,125
Mount Vernon
Masters
2,675
Mansfield
Associate
3,148
Archbold
Associate
2,944
Columbus
Masters
3,082
Ada
Doctorate
3,603
Columbus
Doctorate
52,568
Chillicothe
Masters
1,836
Lancaster
Masters
1,728
Athens
Doctorate
21,089
Ironton
Masters
1,699
Perrysburg
Associate
19,853
Dayton
Associate
18,691
Hillsboro
Associate
2,436
Fremont
Associate
2,495
Findlay
Masters & First Professional
5,388
Tiffin
Masters
2,357
Cincinnati
Doctorate
1,719
Akron
Doctorate & First Professional
23,007
Batavia
Associate
2,942
Cincinnati
Doctorate & First Professional
29,319
Blue Ash
Associate
4,257
Dayton
Doctorate
10,395
Toledo
Doctorate & First Professional
19,767
Urbana
Masters
1,440
Marietta
Associate
1,243
Wilmington
Masters
1,605
Dayton
Doctorate & First Professional
16,151
Cincinnati
Doctorate
6,646
Youngstown
Doctorate
13,595

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Ohio. 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
Akron 1500 $59,230
Canton 520 $48,570
Massillon 520 $48,570
Cleveland 4970 $60,660
Elyria 4970 $60,660
Columbus 4690 $70,380
Dayton 1600 $61,830
Lima 270 $51,760
Mansfield 200 $54,630
Springfield 160 $45,770
Toledo 1640 $56,440

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