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Pa State Police - Lewistown, PA
Job Information PA State Police Virtual Get-To-Know PA State Police Event-Thursday, February 4th, 2021 in Lewistown, Pennsylvania Plan to attend the Virtual Get-To-Know Event with the PA State...
9 hours ago
Ontelaunee Township - Reading, PA
In addition to oral examinations any appointment to the position of Police Officer shall be contingent upon the candidate successfully completing a psychological exam, background investigation, a drug...
2 days ago
Pa State Police - Bellefonte, PA
Job Information PA State Police Virtual Get-To-Know PA State Police Event-Thursday, February 4th, 2021 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania Plan to attend the Virtual Get-To-Know Event with the PA State...
10 hours ago
Pa State Police - Lock Haven, PA
Job Information PA State Police Virtual Get-To-Know PA State Police Event-Thursday, February 4th, 2021 in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania Plan to attend the Virtual Get-To-Know Event with the PA State...
10 hours ago
South Buffalo Township - Freeport, PA
Police Officer The South Buffalo Township Police Department, Located in Armstrong County, is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Full Time Police Officer....
18 hours ago
Irwin Borough - Irwin, PA
Police Officer Examination for a Full-Time Police Officer: An examination will be conducted to establish an eligibility list for the position of full-time Police Officer for the Borough of Irwin....
18 hours ago
Pa State Police - Mifflintown, PA
Job Information PA State Police Virtual Get-To-Know PA State Police Event-Thursday, February 4th, 2021 in Mifflintown, Pennsylvania Plan to attend the Virtual Get-To-Know Event with the PA State...
10 hours ago
City of Altoona - Altoona, PA
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE POSITION OF POLICE OFFICER - ALTOONA POLICE DEPARTMENT Applications for the position of Police Officer with the City of Altoona may be obtained from the Human...
2 days ago
Lower Paxton Township Police Department - Harrisburg, PA
Communicate effectively and coherently over law enforcement radio channels, initiating and responding to radio communications while operating a police vehicle....
3 days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - Philadelphia, PA
covering law and rules enforcement, physical and personal security operations, patrol duties, control desk duty, coordination with local courts, and/or crime prevention activities for the local jurisdiction...
3 days ago
G4S - Allentown, PA
Hiring process will include a physical fitness test, thorough background investigation, and polygraph examination. Starting Salary is $59,382 with a great benefits package....
4 days ago
Highered360 - Allentown, PA
Campus Safety Police Officer Company: Muhlenberg College Job Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania Category: Police and Public Safety Job Number: R0000431 Job Summary: Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities...
4 days ago
Albright College - Reading, PA
Public Safety staff has the authority to evacuate buildings, etc. Notify the Director of Public Safety or designee if these events occur. 3....
4 days ago
Northampton Community College - Bethlehem, PA
, Tasers, handcuffing, OC and baton; (i) Ability to successfully pass both a Drug and Psychological Screening. (3) Experience: Minimum two years public safety, law enforcement or other related experience...
4 days ago
Central Penn College - Summerdale, PA
Ability to interact well and maintain strong, professional relationships with students, faculty, staff, the community, and local law enforcement agencies....
4 days ago

Demographic Data for Pennsylvania

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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...

Basic Community Policing
This five-part course is designed to introduce tribal police officers to common issues in Indian Country and to the basic principles of community policing. The course introduces the social...

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Pennsylvania

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

$56,610

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Police Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania
  • 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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