Police Officer Jobs in South Dakota

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Faith Police Department - Faith, SD
Process all calls and requests for police assistance, any and all other duties required of a law enforcement officer, conduct and/or assist criminal investigations....
20 days ago
South Dakota Board of Regents - Vermillion, SD
May conduct educational activities related to safety and crime prevention. Coordinates law enforcement tasks with other law enforcement agencies....
30+ days ago
Huron Police Department (SD) - Huron, SD
MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE : Performs the duties of a Police Officer; responds to dispatches and appears at the scene of disorder or crime, patrols assigned area, on foot or by car...
30+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Sioux Falls, SD
If you're interested in a career as a Border Patrol Agent, keep reading!...
2 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Aberdeen, SD
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....
17 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Rapid City, SD
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....
17 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Brookings, SD
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....
17 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Sioux Falls, SD
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....
17 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Watertown, SD
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....
17 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Aberdeen, SD
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....
17 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Watertown, SD
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....
17 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Sioux Falls, SD
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....
17 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Brookings, SD
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....
17 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Rapid City, SD
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....
17 days ago
Department of Defense - Sioux Falls, SD
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation. May be required to successfully complete a probationary period. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for South Dakota

Moving to South Dakota? Find some basic demographic data about South Dakota below.


813,464
26,545

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 South Dakota

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

$41,268

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Police Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Police Officers in South Dakota 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 South Dakota
  • 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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