Police Officer Jobs in Portage, MI

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Securitas USA - Kalamazoo, MI (5 miles from Portage, MI)
Route Patrol Officer We help make your world a safer place. Securitas is a global company that offers the most advanced and sustainable security solutions in the industry....
3 days ago
Securitas USA - Battle Creek, MI (24 miles from Portage, MI)
Route Patrol Officer We help make your world a safer place. Securitas is a global company that offers the most advanced and sustainable security solutions in the industry....
3 days ago
The City of Portage - Portage, MI
Background investigation and ride-along with an officer (Applicant will need to complete the MCOLES pre-academy reading, writing, and fitness test.)...
6 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Portage, MI
If you're interested in a career as a Border Patrol Agent, keep reading!...
60+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Kalamazoo, MI (5 miles from Portage, MI)
If you're interested in a career as a Border Patrol Agent, keep reading!...
60+ days ago
The City of Portage - Portage, MI
Job Description Portage Department of Public Safety Lateral Transfer Program The Portage Department of Public Safety (PDPS) Lateral Entry Program affords certified Police Officers the opportunity to...
90+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Battle Creek, MI (24 miles from Portage, MI)
If you're interested in a career as a Border Patrol Agent, keep reading!...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Portage, MI

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1,447
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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Portage, MI

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

$50,669

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Portage, MI offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.3%)
  • Master's Degree (9.4%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.4%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in Portage, MI
  • 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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