Police Officer Jobs in Columbia, MD

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City of Tacoma Park - Takoma Park, MD (16 miles from Columbia, MD)
Licenses and Certifications: State Certified Police Officer. Valid State Driver's License. Firearms Qualification. The City of Takoma Park is proud to be an equal opportunity employer....
1 day ago
City of Tacoma Park - Takoma Park, MD (16 miles from Columbia, MD)
Direct vehicular traffic; enforce traffic laws; direct pedestrian traffic. Enforce all applicable City, local, state and federal laws....
1 day ago
Georgetown University - Washington, DC (22 miles from Columbia, MD)
Must be able to pass a comprehensive background investigation. For Non-Lateral Hires: Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a Campus Special Police Officer Commission....
23 hours ago
City of Tacoma Park - Takoma Park, MD (16 miles from Columbia, MD)
Applicants are required to successfully pass a written exam of 70% and thorough background investigation....
1 day ago
Maryland Department of Transportation - Baltimore, MD (15 miles from Columbia, MD)
Background Investigation 5. Polygraph Examination 6....
4 days ago
City of Baltimore, MD - Baltimore, MD (15 miles from Columbia, MD)
Class Description Operations Officer III- Equal Opportunity and Diversity Director The Baltimore City Police Department Non Civil Service The Equal Opportunity and Diversity Section (EODS) is a...
4 days ago
Maryland Department of Transportation - Baltimore, MD (15 miles from Columbia, MD)
Background Investigation 5. Polygraph Examination 6....
4 days ago
Anne Arundel County - Annapolis, MD (23 miles from Columbia, MD)
Anne Arundel County Career Opportunities Equipment Operator III GIS Specialist II Police Officer, Entry Level AEO/DF/SFE...
4 days ago
Georgetown University - Washington, DC (22 miles from Columbia, MD)
Must be able to pass a comprehensive background investigation. For Non-Lateral Hires: Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a Campus Special Police Officer Commission....
4 days ago
City of Baltimore - Baltimore, MD (15 miles from Columbia, MD)
Class Description Operations Officer III- Equal Opportunity and Diversity Director The Baltimore City Police Department Non Civil Service The Equal Opportunity and Diversity Section (EODS) is a...
5 days ago
DC Metropolitan Police Department - Washington, DC (22 miles from Columbia, MD)
From veteran police officers to new recruits to our civilian staff, we are a highly trained and disciplined team of law enforcement professionals who have earned the respect of the diverse communities...
5 days ago
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority - Washington, DC (22 miles from Columbia, MD)
Level TP II Two (2) years' experience as a Metro Transit Police Officer I or related role Level TP III Five (5) years' experience a Metro Transit Police Officer I & II, or related role Certification...
5 days ago
Department of Defense - Annapolis, MD (23 miles from Columbia, MD)
, use of fire arms, and guidance on law enforcement procedures....
5 days ago
State of Maryland - Baltimore, MD (15 miles from Columbia, MD)
Applicants for this classification may be subject to an extensive background investigation prior to appointment. 2....
5 days ago
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Baltimore, MD (15 miles from Columbia, MD)
To meet the needs of our growing community, we have positions available for commissioned Police Officers....
6 days ago

Demographic Data for Columbia, MD

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Columbia, MD

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in Columbia, MD as reported by the BLS.

$57,996

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Columbia, MD offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.5%)
  • High School or GED (25.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree (9.1%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.3%)
  • Some High School (1.0%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in Columbia, MD
  • None (45.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (30.7%)
  • 2-4 years (12.7%)
  • 4-6 years (6.6%)
  • 1-2 years (4.8%)

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