Career Outlook for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

Also known as:
Border Guard, Border Patrol Officer, Constable, Cop, Deputy Sheriff, Highway Patrol Officer, Motorcycle Police, Mounted Police, Park Police, Patrol Officer

The overall job outlook for Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 6.26 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.39 percent per year. Demand for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers is expected to go up, with an expected 72,500 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 1.23 percent over the next few years. Join our talent pool and get scouted today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers in the following states

California 74,310
Texas 57,830
New York 55,590
Florida 38,580
Illinois 29,190
Pennsylvania 27,590
New Jersey 23,860
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

Wyoming
1,160
Vermont
1,200
Alaska
1,200
North Dakota
1,410
Montana
1,690
South Dakota
1,730
Delaware
1,800