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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Tennessee

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Cleveland, Memphis and Jackson
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Knoxville, Chattanooga and Clarksville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Tennessee

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Cleveland, Jackson and Memphis

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Programs
  • 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
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Programs
  • 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
  • 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
  • A Jesuit school with 8,415 students in all programs for 2016 grads &undergrads
  • Institutionally Accredited by the MSCHE and the AACSB (Haub School of Business)
  • 96% of 2016 graduates employed, pursuing graduate study or volunteering full time
  • Qualifying students can receive financial assistance with tuition costs
Programs
  • Criminal Justice, Associate of Science
  • Criminal Justice, Diploma
  • Providing exceptional career training since 1963.
  • Presents numerous scholarships opportunities for eligible students.
  • Offers programs in business, health care, technology and design, and more.
  • Has 13 campuses across Ohio and Kentucky, as well as online options.
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  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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Bowling Green
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Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology
  • Master of Science in Criminology
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Programs
  • Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science
  • Committed to excellence in education since 1916 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Offers more than 50 programs including criminal justice, technology, business, and more.
  • Its fully-accredited campuses offer day, evening, and online classes.
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  • Revises curriculum continually to keep pace with improvements in technology and the increasing needs of business and industry.
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Chattanooga
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Programs
  • AS in Criminal Justice
  • BS in Criminal Justice
  • Dallas campus named 2013 School of the Year by the National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP).
  • Tuition covers course-required materials for campus students, including books, lab equipment, and class supplies.
  • Offers flat tuition rate to continuously enrolled students who are on track toward program completion.
  • Campus accreditation by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 18 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
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Memphis
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  • Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science
  • Part of the Delta Career Education Corporation.
  • Each campus features a public spa and/or salon where students can gain real-world experience.
  • 17 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent colleges and Schools (ACICS), with programmatic accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Originally founded in 1916 in Wilmington, North Carolina by Judge Leon Motte.
Programs
  • BS Criminal Justice
  • MS Criminal Justice

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Knoxville
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More Tennessee 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
Clarksville
Masters
9,094
Cleveland
Associate
2,999
Columbia
Associate
4,633
Lebanon
Masters
1,335
Clarksville
Associate
441
Nashville
Associate
286
Dyersburg
Associate
2,568
Johnson City
Doctorate & First Professional
13,119
Henderson
Masters
2,011
Jackson
Bachelor
1,766
Memphis
Bachelor
592
Harrogate
Doctorate
3,255
Pulaski
Bachelor
924
Murfreesboro
Doctorate
23,246
Nashville
Associate
7,077
Harriman
Associate
5,404
Memphis
Associate
10,617
Nashville
Doctorate
9,065
Chattanooga
Doctorate
9,558
Martin
Masters
7,171
Memphis
Doctorate & First Professional
20,379
Chattanooga
Bachelor
357
Morristown
Associate
5,825

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Tennessee. 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 300 $45,630
Johnson City 350 $42,640
Cleveland 230 $38,760
Morristown 350 $32,760
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin 2980 $47,110
Knoxville 1290 $42,620

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