Police Officer Jobs in Columbia, MO

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University of Missouri - Columbia, MO
Prior to beginning job duties all officers must graduate a Basic Law Enforcement Training Center, pass the Missouri Peace Officer License Exam, and be certified as a police officer within the State...
4 days ago
University of Missouri - Columbia, MO
traffic law enforcement....
4 days ago
City of California - California, MO (23 miles from Columbia, MO)
Police Officers The City of California is accepting applications for full time and part time Police Officers....
6 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Columbia, MO
Border Patrol Agent. U.S. Border Patrol Agents guard our country from illegal activity while providing aid to those in need. They exemplify vigilance, service, and integrity....
2 days ago

Demographic Data for Columbia, MO

Moving to Columbia, MO? Find some basic demographic data about Columbia, MO below.


139,474
4,218
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Police Officer Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Understanding and Managing the Stresses of Police Work
Policing has always been psychological challenging. On any given shift police officers may encounter a range of psychological challenges including domestic violence, interacting with people...

Community Policing - Course
Community Policing from an American Indian perspective. This course offers a great overview of how Native communities can benefit from the management philosophy of Community Policing. Community...

Intermediate Community Policing
This course helps tribal police departments by building awareness. The five-part course introduces the social developmental skill building required for tribal communities to investigate domestic...

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Columbia, MO

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

$39,916

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Columbia, MO offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.9%)
  • High School or GED (25.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • 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, MO
  • 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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