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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Danville, Blacksburg and Virginia Beach
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Harrisonburg, Richmond and Roanoke
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Virginia Beach, Richmond and Roanoke

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Richmond, Virginia Beach and Roanoke

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  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
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  • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
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More Virginia Police Patrol Officers Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Danville
Masters
1,677
Weyers Cave
Associate
4,084
Bluefield
Bachelor
793
Lynchburg
Associate
4,926
Virginia Beach
Bachelor
1,423
Clifton Forge
Associate
1,295
Danville
Associate
4,016
Ferrum
Bachelor
1,233
Fairfax
Doctorate & First Professional
30,276
Locust Grove
Associate
5,899
Hampton
Doctorate & First Professional
5,658
Chester
Associate
8,082
Richmond
Associate
12,557
Farmville
Masters
4,727
Arlington
Doctorate
3,609
Big Stone Gap
Associate
3,017
Dublin
Associate
4,586
Norfolk
Doctorate
6,155
Annandale
Associate
41,266
Norfolk
Doctorate
22,287
Martinsville
Associate
2,948
Franklin
Associate
1,544
Charlottesville
Associate
4,674
Radford
Doctorate
9,122
Glenns
Associate
3,206
Salem
Bachelor
2,006
Lawrenceville
Bachelor
700
Winchester
Doctorate & First Professional
3,393
Alberta
Associate
5,255
Richlands
Associate
3,716
Hampton
Associate
9,368
Norfolk
Associate
25,857
Richmond
Doctorate
4,324
Richmond
Doctorate & First Professional
31,700
Abingdon
Associate
2,580
Bristol
Bachelor
224
Petersburg
Doctorate
4,720
Richmond
Doctorate & First Professional
1,535
Norfolk
Bachelor
1,433
Roanoke
Associate
8,653
Wytheville
Associate
3,072

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

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

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Blacksburg 390 $43,910
Christiansburg 390 $43,910
Radford 390 $43,910
Harrisonburg 210 $42,600
Charlottesville 300 $44,180
Richmond 3230 $47,560
Roanoke 690 $43,430
Lynchburg 420 $42,150
Staunton 220 $39,120
Waynesboro 220 $39,120

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