It seems like Police Officers are becoming more and more common across America. But working conditions for Police Officers aren’t the same everywhere in the U.S.
In order to help you decide which state is the best for Police Officers, we ranked all 50 states and the District of Columbia from best to worst for Police Officer jobs.
To do that, we looked at the most recent data we have available for the following criteria -- average annual wages, and availability of jobs for Police Officers.
We found that Alaska is the best state for Police Officer jobs, whereas Arkansas is the worst.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics' most recent data helped us determine the ranking.
We ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst for Police Officers, to help you with your next career move.
We also have the current list of job openings for Police Officers available below.
Finally, here is the list of all states from best to worst for Police Officer jobs.
If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:
6. District of Columbia