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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Massachusetts

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Haverhill, Worcester and Barnstable
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Framingham, Boston and Leominster
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Boston, Springfield and Worcester

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Massachusetts

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Brockton, Worcester and Framingham

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  • BA/Law Enforcement Administration
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  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement
  • B.A. in Government with an Emphasis in Legal Studies
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Programs
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Federal Law Enforcement Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - General Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Behavior Management Track
  • The Online Criminal Justice Master's at Saint Joseph's University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice system
  • The 30-credit curriculum includes core courses in Research Methods and Analysis, Criminology Theory, Ethics and Criminal Justice, and Professional Writing for Law Enforcement
  • Students can personalize their degree through several concentration options, including Behavior Management
Programs
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration
  • Master - Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration
  • The first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States
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  • 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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  • MS in Criminal Justice
  • Define your legacy with an online MS in Criminal Justice
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  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology
  • Master of Science in Criminology
  • Advance your career with Regis University College for Professional Studies.
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  • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
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  • 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.
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  • BA in Criminal Justice - Criminalistics Specialization
  • AA in Criminal Justice
  • BA in Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report.
  • 82% of all full-time faculty have a terminal degree in their field.
  • With 1367 total faculty members, the student-to-teacher ratio is 15:1.
  • Currently the 3rd largest Catholic University in the United States, with 16,000 enrolled students and more than 76,000 alumni across the world. 
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

More Massachusetts 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
Springfield
Doctorate
2,678
Paxton
Masters
1,244
Worcester
Masters
2,872
Boston
Bachelor
354
Worcester
Bachelor
1,800
Pittsfield
Associate
2,267
Boston
Doctorate & First Professional
32,053
Bridgewater
Masters
9,934
Fall River
Associate
7,388
Boston
Associate
8,806
West Barnstable
Associate
4,299
Worcester
Doctorate
3,210
Milton
Masters
3,182
Franklin
Bachelor
1,302
Quincy
Masters
1,075
Beverly
Masters
3,710
Boston
Bachelor
1,225
Fitchburg
Masters
6,692
Greenfield
Associate
2,236
Holyoke
Associate
6,461
Newton
Masters
1,403
Swampscott
Associate
257
Wellesley Hills
Associate
5,018
Brockton
Associate
7,064
Bedford
Associate
8,124
Newton
Bachelor
1,429
Gardner
Associate
4,147
Dudley
Masters
1,477
Danvers
Associate
7,107
Boston
Doctorate & First Professional
24,434
Haverhill
Associate
6,526
Quincy
Associate
3,932
Worcester
Associate
6,654
Roxbury Crossing
Associate
2,398
Springfield
Associate
6,074
Easton
Bachelor
2,450
Boston
Doctorate
9,103
Boston
Doctorate
13,433
Lowell
Doctorate
11,635
Springfield
Doctorate
3,657
Westfield
Masters
5,392
Worcester
Masters
5,358

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Massachusetts. 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
Barnstable Town 530 $62,540
Leominster-Gardner 300 $66,000
New Bedford 300 $64,380
Pittsfield 150 $61,040

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