dcsimg

Police And Sheriffs Patrol Officers picture    Police And Sheriffs Patrol Officers image

Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Wisconsin

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Fond du Lac, Milwaukee and Janesville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Oshkosh, La Crosse and Green Bay
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Wisconsin

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Milwaukee, Racine and Madison

Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab. .
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.
 
Results:  7
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Offers associate and bachelor-level programs in Criminal Justice.
  • Program topics include criminal investigation processes and ethics, criminal law, juvenile justice and more.
  • A B.A.S. in Criminal Justice program is also available for students who already possess an A.A.S.
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
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.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.
Programs
  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Allows students to transfer credits from non-U.S. colleges and universities after evaluation.
  • Has students attend one class at a time to ensure easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
  • Its main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale, with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. 
  • Provides a Department of Student Services and Resources that assists students with résumé preparation, interviewing skills coaching, mock interviewing, professional development workshops, and more.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
South University, Online Programs
  • Ranked among the Best Grad Schools for Physician Assistants in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Dedicated to delivering quality education and personalized attention to students since 1899.
  • Provides a range of campus experiences and services online including advising, tutoring, student community, and career services.
  • Offers counseling services and a 24/7 crisis hotline to students at no extra charge.
  • Gives students and alumni access to career assistants who help with resumes, cover letters, job hunting, and more.

More Wisconsin 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
Janesville
Associate
2,283
Waukesha
Doctorate
3,324
Kenosha
Masters
2,778
Eau Claire
Associate
5,998
Keshena
Associate
505
Mequon
Doctorate
5,933
Madison
Doctorate
2,581
Appleton
Associate
7,624
Kenosha
Associate
7,586
Plymouth
Masters
3,824
Cleveland
Associate
2,727
Madison
Associate
14,647
Fond Du Lac
Doctorate
2,957
Milwaukee
Doctorate
11,516
Wisconsin Rapids
Associate
2,945
Milwaukee
Associate
17,193
Milwaukee
Masters
1,702
Rhinelander
Associate
1,253
Wausau
Associate
3,729
Green Bay
Associate
8,105
Fennimore
Associate
2,549
Eau Claire
Masters
10,854
Milwaukee
Doctorate
29,338
Oshkosh
Masters
12,772
Kenosha
Masters
5,010
Platteville
Masters
7,189
La Crosse
Masters
3,088
Pewaukee
Associate
7,419
La Crosse
Associate
4,564

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Wisconsin. 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
Appleton 330 $59,860
Janesville 290 $60,420
Beloit 290 $60,420
Eau Claire 240 $52,640
Fond du Lac 210 $61,390
Green Bay 550 $65,860
Madison 1510 $58,550
Milwaukee 3440 $70,390
Waukesha 3440 $70,390
West Allis 3440 $70,390
Oshkosh 220 $66,490
Neenah 220 $66,490
Racine 360 $67,500
Sheboygan 150 $59,510
Wausau 220 $56,080

Career and College Resources

Real-World Career Reports
Career References and Original Articles
Back to Top
SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104