Police Officer Jobs in Altoona, PA

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Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Altoona, PA
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process New VA Police Officers are required to successfully complete a 10-week Basic Police Officer Course at the VA Law Enforcement...
90+ days ago
Altoona, PA
Act 120 trained or equivalent (PA State Police Act Police Academy training, Police Officer training as mandated by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers) with 1 year of experience in law enforcement...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Altoona, PA

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Police Officer Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Police Brutality in America Teach-Out
The tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery have sparked a wave of renewed protests against police brutality across the United States. These nationwide uprisings have...

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...

Writing Fictional Police Interrogations
This course is for novelists, screenwriters and general audiences who want to learn how to write authentic police interview and interrogation scenes. You will be taught by a retired, 22-year...

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Altoona, PA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (30.7%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.8%)
  • Master's Degree (8.9%)
  • 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 Altoona, PA
  • 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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