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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Mississippi

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Gulfport and Pascagoula
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Jackson and Hattiesburg
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Jackson and Gulfport

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Mississippi

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Pascagoula and Gulfport

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  • MS in Criminal Justice - Federal Law Enforcement Track
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  • BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
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  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement
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  • BA/Law Enforcement Administration
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  • MS in Criminal Justice
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  • Advance your career with Regis University College for Professional Studies.
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  • AS in Criminal Justice
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More Mississippi 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
Alcorn State
Masters
3,668
Clarksdale
Associate
2,216
Wesson
Associate
2,382
Cleveland
Doctorate
4,091
Scooba
Associate
4,012
Raymond
Associate
9,941
Goodman
Associate
5,107
Fulton
Associate
5,871
Jackson
Doctorate
8,698
Clinton
Doctorate
4,467
Perkinston
Associate
8,860
Itta Bena
Masters
3,009
Booneville
Associate
3,339
Senatobia
Associate
7,097
Oxford
Doctorate
15,129
Hattiesburg
Doctorate
14,592
Biloxi
Associate
287
Jackson
Associate
905

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Mississippi. 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
Jackson 1670 $34,130
Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula 980 $37,690
Hattiesburg 320 $37,380

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