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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Indiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Anderson, Terre Haute and South Bend
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Elkhart, Fort Wayne and Columbus
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Indianapolis, Gary and South Bend

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Indiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Indianapolis, Columbus and Evansville

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  • BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
  • BS in Criminal Justice - Crime Scene Investigation
  • AAS in Criminal Justice

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  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement
  • B.S. in Justice Studies
  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies
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  • Master of Law: International Legal Studies
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice – Forensic Psychology
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security
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Programs
  • BA in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
  • BA in Criminal Justice
  • AA in Criminal Justice

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  • MS in Criminal Justice - Federal Law Enforcement Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - General Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Behavior Management Track

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Programs
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
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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.
  • 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.
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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. 
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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.

More Indiana Police Patrol Officers Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Donaldson
Associate
511
Anderson
Doctorate & First Professional
2,707
Muncie
Doctorate
19,849
Mishawaka
Masters
2,097
Indianapolis
Masters & First Professional
4,479
Whiting
Masters
1,238
Winona Lake
Doctorate
1,404
Fort Wayne
Masters
3,294
Terre Haute
Doctorate
10,543
Bloomington
Doctorate & First Professional
38,990
Richmond
Masters
2,266
Kokomo
Masters
2,835
Gary
Masters
4,790
Fort Wayne
Masters
11,943
Indianapolis
Doctorate & First Professional
29,854
South Bend
Masters
7,517
New Albany
Masters
6,241
Bloomington
Associate
4,530
Indianapolis
Associate
13,439
Columbus
Associate
2,476
Muncie
Associate
5,637
Kokomo
Associate
3,152
Lafayette
Associate
5,914
South Bend
Associate
4,921
Fort Wayne
Associate
6,642
Gary
Associate
4,742
Evansville
Associate
4,848
Terre Haute
Associate
5,337
North Manchester
Bachelor
1,036
Indianapolis
Masters
618
Oakland City
Doctorate
2,007
Rensselaer
Masters
1,070
Fort Wayne
Bachelor
964
Angola
Masters
1,337
Fort Wayne
Masters
171
Indianapolis
Doctorate
4,706
Valparaiso
Doctorate
3,872
Vincennes
Bachelor
10,750

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Indiana. 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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson 3560 $57,420
Columbus 60 $50,130
Elkhart-Goshen 230 $49,620
Fort Wayne 780 $54,020
Bloomington 190 $50,960
Kokomo 160 $55,560
Lafayette-West Lafayette 260 $51,080
Michigan City-La Porte 200 $54,350
Muncie 180 $45,370
Terre Haute 270 $39,060

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