Police Officer Jobs in Wilkes Barre, PA

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A Pocono Country Place Poa - Tobyhanna, PA (22 miles from Wilkes Barre, PA)
;.and.amp; seasonal public safety security personnel including gate attendants.Act 235 Certification preferred but not required..and.nbsp; EMT training helpful....
30+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Scranton, PA (16 miles from Wilkes Barre, PA)
Border Patrol Agent Border Patrol Agents prevent terrorists and terrorists' weapons from entering the United States by securing our land borders and coastal waters from between ports of entry....
90+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Wilkes Barre, PA
Border Patrol Agent Border Patrol Agents prevent terrorists and terrorists' weapons from entering the United States by securing our land borders and coastal waters from between ports of entry....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Wilkes Barre, PA

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74,653
2,108
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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...

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...

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Wilkes Barre, PA

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in Wilkes Barre, PA as reported by the BLS.

$46,215

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Wilkes Barre, PA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (30.8%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.8%)
  • Master's Degree (8.9%)
  • Some College (3.5%)
  • 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 Wilkes Barre, 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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