Have you wondered about getting a job as a police officer. Sure, maybe it's something you've always wanted to do, to protect and serve and all that, but is this the right area to do that?
If you've been considering a career as a police officer, Washington State isn't a bad place to be one.
Washington State ranked 8th place for state to be a police officer. Maybe not as good as the number one ranking California or even Washington DC, but certainly better than most other states.
Worst state to be a police officer is Arkansas followed by Alaska and West Virginia.
Opportunity and competition, law enforcement training requirements and job hazards and protection all went into this list.
Also interesting to see these other stats:
Washington is 2nd in median income for law-enforcement officers.
Washington is 16th for violent-crime rate.
Washington is 17th for police officer hours training required.
Washington is 18th for road safety.
Washington is 29th for state and local police-protection expenses per capita.
You can read more at WalletHub.
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