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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Minnesota

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Duluth and St. Cloud
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Minneapolis and Rochester
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Minneapolis and Duluth

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Minnesota

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Minneapolis and Rochester

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  • BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
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  • AAS in Criminal Justice

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  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement
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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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  • MS in Criminal Justice - Federal Law Enforcement Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - General Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Behavior Management Track
  • SJU provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts
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  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology
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  • Criminal Justice B.S.
  • Criminal Justice A.A.S.
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  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
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  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
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  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Allows students to transfer credits from non-U.S. colleges and universities after evaluation.
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More Minnesota 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
Alexandria
Associate
2,249
Bemidji
Masters
4,571
Brainerd
Associate
3,343
White Bear Lake
Associate
8,968
Saint Paul
Doctorate
5,238
Saint Paul
Masters
2,260
Cloquet
Associate
2,197
Saint Paul
Doctorate & First Professional
4,803
Hibbing
Associate
1,412
Inver Grove Heights
Associate
5,736
Cass Lake
Associate
243
Saint Paul
Masters
6,802
Minneapolis
Associate
9,188
Fergus Falls
Associate
6,164
Mankato
Doctorate
14,515
Moorhead
Doctorate
7,494
Granite Falls
Associate
2,943
Bloomington
Associate
9,165
Brooklyn Park
Associate
6,448
Thief River Falls
Associate
4,027
Willmar
Associate
4,177
Austin
Associate
3,687
Rochester
Associate
5,898
Saint Cloud
Doctorate
16,940
Winona
Doctorate
5,960
Marshall
Masters
6,073
Crookston
Bachelor
2,346
Duluth
Masters
11,184
Minneapolis
Doctorate & First Professional
50,883
Saint Paul
Doctorate & First Professional
10,984
Ely
Associate
721
Winona
Masters
8,334

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Minnesota. 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
St. Cloud 310 $60,910
Mankato-North Mankato 200 $49,650
Rochester 350 $61,400

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