In a more security-conscious society, police services will become more critical. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor, employment opportunities for police officers are expected to grow by 7 percent through 2020.
Job Potential Earnings
According to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Labor Market Statistics, starting annual salaries for a police officer and sheriff’s deputy begin at about $41,000 with mid-level pay around $58,000.
State Licensure Information
To determine the state(s) in which the program meets or does not meet the requirements, or if PHSC was unable to determine if the program meets the licensing requirements, see below.
- Meets: Florida
- Does Not Meet: Not applicable.
- Unable to Determine: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands