Police Officer Jobs in South Dakota

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Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Sioux Falls, SD
This ls accomplished through crime prevention activities, typical law enforcement actions, emergency response capabilities, special training and tactics, and weapons, equipment and systems utilization...
1 day ago
Ncrc - Spearfish, SD
Will refer callers and/or transmit or relay orders to the appropriate police patrol, fire, Civil Defense, ambulance, Public Works personnel, county authorities, or other related agencies....
4 days ago
Vermillion Police Department - Vermillion, SD
of applications will take place on 11/13/2020 DEFINITION: This is general law enforcement and public safety work in the protection of life and property and in the execution of orders issued through...
8 days ago
Sisseton City - Sisseton, SD
Job Information Sisseton City Police Patrol Officer in Sisseton, South Dakota The Sisseton Police Department is accepting applications for a Police Patrol Office.i Applicants must be 21 years of age...
8 days ago
City of Brookings, South Dakota - Brookings, SD
Must be eligible to reapply for certification, if for any reason failed to successfully complete the basic law enforcement training program....
9 days ago
City of Brookings, South Dakota - Brookings, SD
Must be eligible to reapply for certification, if for any reason failed to successfully complete the basic law enforcement training program....
9 days ago
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....
14 days ago
City of Rapid City - Rapid City, SD
These operations include field services, criminal investigations and support services....
14 days ago
The University Of South Dakota - Vermillion, SD
May conduct educational activities related to safety and crime prevention. Coordinates law enforcement tasks with other law enforcement agencies....
24 days ago
Yankton Police Department - Yankton, SD
Lateral Police Officer Sworn US Law Enforcement Yankton Police Department - Yankton, South Dakota Sep 23, 2020 Request More Information Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2020 Salary Information Entry Level...
28 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Spearfish, SD
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14 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Pine Ridge, SD
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Madison, SD
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Rapid City, SD
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Mobridge, SD
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Demographic Data for South Dakota

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


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Police Officer Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Officer Wellness - Course
The mental health of law enforcement officers is a critical issue. Those involved in law enforcement, and their families, are subjected to stressors unlike any other group in the U.S. This course...

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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 (30.9%)
  • High School or GED (26.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.7%)
  • 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 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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