Tennessee Police Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Police And Sheriffs Patrol Officers in Tennessee

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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Tennessee

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Cleveland, Memphis and Jackson
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Knoxville, Chattanooga and Clarksville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Tennessee

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Cleveland, Jackson and Memphis

Schools for Police Patrol Officers in Tennessee are listed below.

Selected Police Patrol Officers Schools in Tennessee

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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

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  • Programs: Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Law Enforcement, Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Generalist
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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  • 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, Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice - Bachelor, Law Enforcement Academy (Police) - Bachelor
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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  • Programs: BA/Law Enforcement Administration, MS Criminal Justice, BA/Social and Criminal Justice, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master
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  • Programs: AS in Criminal Justice, BS in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor
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  • Programs: Criminal Justice, Diploma, Criminal Justice, Associate of Science
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate
Chattanooga College

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  • Programs: Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Associate

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
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More Tennessee Police Patrol Officers Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Austin Peay State University Clarksville Masters 9,094
Cleveland State Community College Cleveland Associate 2,999
Columbia State Community College Columbia Associate 4,633
Cumberland University Lebanon Masters 1,335
Draughons Junior College Clarksville Clarksville Associate 441
Draughons Junior College Inc Nashville Associate 286
Dyersburg State Community College Dyersburg Associate 2,568
East Tennessee State University Johnson City Doctorate & First Professional 13,119
Freed-Hardeman University Henderson Masters 2,011
Lane College Jackson Bachelor 1,766
Le Moyne-Owen College Memphis Bachelor 592
Lincoln Memorial University Harrogate Doctorate 3,255
Martin Methodist College Pulaski Bachelor 924
Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro Doctorate 23,246
Nashville State Technical Community College Nashville Associate 7,077
Roane State Community College Harriman Associate 5,404
Southwest Tennessee Community College Memphis Associate 10,617
Tennessee State University Nashville Doctorate 9,065
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Chattanooga Doctorate 9,558
The University of Tennessee-Martin Martin Masters 7,171
University of Memphis Memphis Doctorate & First Professional 20,379
Virginia College-School of Business and Health Chattanooga Bachelor 357
Walters State Community College Morristown Associate 5,825

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

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


Jackson 330 $44490 1.13
Johnson City 360 $40940 1.01
Cleveland 260 $41250 1.24
Knoxville 1410 $39700 0.8
Morristown 400 $30330 2
Nashville 3380 $44770 0.81
Davidson 3380 $44770 0.81
Murfreesboro 3380 $44770 0.81
Franklin 3380 $44770 0.81
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