Police Patrol Officer Career

Job Description: Patrol assigned area to enforce laws and ordinances, regulate traffic, control crowds, prevent crime, and arrest violators.


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Police Patrol Officer Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$62,760

Median Hourly Wage

$30.17*

Total Employed Nationally

657,690


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.