Career Outlook for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Also known as:  Commanding Officer Homicide Squad, Detective Lieutenant, Detective Supervisor, Police Lieutenant, Traffic Lieutenant, Traffic Sergeant
The overall job outlook for First-Line Supervisor of Police or Detective careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 6.37 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.06 percent per year. Demand for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives is expected to go up, with an expected 3,000 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.37 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives in the following states
New York 12,880
Texas 6,570
California 5,660
Illinois 5,080
Florida 5,000
Georgia 4,180
North Carolina 4,160
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
South Dakota 160
Vermont 170
North Dakota 200
Delaware 250
Wyoming 300
Alaska 300
Montana 310
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