Washington Police Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Police And Sheriffs Patrol Officers in Washington

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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Washington

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bremerton, Longview and Olympia
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Seattle, Spokane and Kennewick
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Seattle, Tacoma and Spokane

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Washington

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Seattle, Bellingham and Mount Vernon

Schools for Police Patrol Officers in Washington are listed below.

Selected Police Patrol Officers Schools in Washington

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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

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

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

  • Programs: MS in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

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

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

Earn a highly respected online degree from Boston University

  • Programs: Master of Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Washington Police Patrol Officers Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bellevue College Bellevue Bachelor 12,305
Central Washington University Ellensburg Masters 10,505
Centralia College Centralia Associate 3,652
Columbia Basin College Pasco Associate 6,393
Eastern Washington University Cheney Doctorate 10,686
Everett Community College Everett Associate 7,674
Gonzaga University Spokane Doctorate & First Professional 6,873
Grays Harbor College Aberdeen Associate 2,050
Green River Community College Auburn Associate 6,919
Highline Community College Des Moines Associate 5,859
Lower Columbia College Longview Associate 3,348
Olympic College Bremerton Bachelor 6,623
Peninsula College Port Angeles Bachelor 3,180
Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom Lakewood Associate 7,504
Pierce College at Puyallup Puyallup Associate 3,068
Saint Martin's University Lacey Masters 1,605
Seattle University Seattle Doctorate 7,529
Shoreline Community College Shoreline Associate 5,581
Skagit Valley College Mount Vernon Associate 5,727
Spokane Community College Spokane Associate 6,961
Tacoma Community College Tacoma Associate 5,811
Walla Walla Community College Walla Walla Associate 4,600
Washington State University Pullman Doctorate & First Professional 24,396
Whatcom Community College Bellingham Associate 4,127
Yakima Valley Community College Yakima Associate 4,354

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

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


Bremerton 310 $66180 0.8
Silverdale 310 $66180 0.8
Bellingham 270 $73060 0.69
Longview 90 $68850 0.54
Mount Vernon 190 $72640 0.88
Anacortes 190 $72640 0.88
Kennewick 470 $76460 0.96
Richland 470 $76460 0.96
Olympia 240 $71500 0.51
Tumwater 240 $71500 0.51
Seattle 4620 $82320 0.54
Tacoma 4620 $82320 0.54
Bellevue 4620 $82320 0.54
Spokane 560 $70920 0.53
Spokane Valley 560 $70920 0.53
Walla Walla 80 $60540 0.67
Wenatchee 130 $65090 0.67
Yakima 300 $69510 0.76
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