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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Wisconsin

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Fond du Lac, Milwaukee and Janesville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Oshkosh, La Crosse and Green Bay
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Wisconsin

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Milwaukee, Racine and Madison

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  • Law Enforcement Skills Certificate
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  • Criminal Justice Associate’s

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  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement
  • B.A. in Government with an Emphasis in Legal Studies
  • B.A. in Government with an Emphasis in State and Local Public Policy
  • Interested in enhancing your skills and knowledge in the criminal justice field? Learn more at GCU!
  • GCU promotes interdisciplinary studies and research while developing valued skills in the justice workplace.
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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
  • 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
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  • BA/Law Enforcement Administration
  • MS/Criminal Justice - Forensic Science
  • MS/Criminal Justice - Homeland Security
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  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology
  • Master of Science in Criminology
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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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  • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
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More Wisconsin 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
Janesville
Associate
2,283
Milwaukee
Bachelor
1,264
Waukesha
Doctorate
3,324
Kenosha
Masters
2,778
Eau Claire
Associate
5,998
Keshena
Associate
505
Mequon
Doctorate
5,933
Madison
Doctorate
2,581
Appleton
Associate
7,624
Kenosha
Associate
7,586
Plymouth
Masters
3,824
Cleveland
Associate
2,727
Madison
Associate
14,647
Fond Du Lac
Doctorate
2,957
Milwaukee
Doctorate
11,516
Wisconsin Rapids
Associate
2,945
Milwaukee
Associate
17,193
Milwaukee
Masters
1,702
Rhinelander
Associate
1,253
Wausau
Associate
3,729
Green Bay
Associate
8,105
Fennimore
Associate
2,549
Eau Claire
Masters
10,854
Milwaukee
Doctorate
29,338
Oshkosh
Masters
12,772
Kenosha
Masters
5,010
Platteville
Masters
7,189
La Crosse
Masters
3,088
Pewaukee
Associate
7,419
La Crosse
Associate
4,564

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Wisconsin. 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
Appleton 330 $57,900
Janesville-Beloit 290 $60,680
Eau Claire 240 $49,290
Fond du Lac 210 $59,200
Green Bay 550 $61,910
Madison 1510 $57,730
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis 3440 $67,710
Oshkosh-Neenah 220 $61,190
Racine 360 $65,820
Sheboygan 150 $59,450
Wausau 220 $54,230

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