Law Enforcement in Indiana

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Schools Offering Law Enforcement Programs in Indiana


Approximately 0.4% of graduates in of Indiana receive law enforcement degrees every year. Thus, Indiana's 24 law enforcement schools put out approximately 690 law enforcement professionals each year.

Top Schools

University of Indianapolis, which was ranked 42nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Indiana that has a law enforcement program. It is located in Indianapolis. In 2010, 11 students graduated from University of Indianapolis' law enforcement program. Tuition at University of Indianapolis was $22,220 per year.

The second-ranked school in Indiana that has a law enforcement program is ITT Technical Institute-Fort Wayne. ITT Technical Institute-Fort Wayne, which was ranked 73rd in the country in 2010, is located in Fort Wayne. 17 students graduated with degree in law enforcement from ITT Technical Institute-Fort Wayne in 2010. ITT Technical Institute-Fort Wayne charged in-state students $18,048 in tuition fees per year.

Bethel College, which is located in Mishawaka, is the third-ranked school in Indiana that has a law enforcement program. It received a ranking of 74th in the country in 2010. Students at Bethel College paid $22,590 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Law enforcement schools in Indiana, charge students an average tuition of $14,569 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $25,400 per year, or as little as $4,588 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Indiana law enforcement schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Trine University - located in Angola, students are charged $25,400 per year
  2. Bethel College - located in Mishawaka, students are charged $22,590 per year
  3. Indiana Institute of Technology - located in Fort Wayne, students are charged $22,420 per year

The following Indiana law enforcement schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Vincennes University - located in Vincennes, students are charged $4,588 per year
  2. Trine University-Fort Wayne Regional Campus - located in Fort Wayne, students are charged $7,560 per year
  3. Trine University-South Bend Regional Campus - located in Mishawaka, students are charged $7,560 per year

A law enforcement degree from an Indiana school... what next?

In Indiana, the largest numbers of law enforcement professional work in the following counties:

  1. Boone County - 3,480 law enforcement professionals
  2. Jasper County - 1,610 law enforcement professionals
  3. Adams County - 850 law enforcement professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of law enforcement professionals in the state of Indiana will grow to 13,650. This would require a 10% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, law enforcement professionals earn $50,815 per year. In 2010, however, some Indiana law enforcement professional earned as little as less than $25,870 per year or as much as more than $130,760 per year. The counties in Indiana with the highest average salary for law enforcement professionals are:

  1. Jasper County - $59,520 per year
  2. Boone County - $58,115 per year
  3. Gibson County - $47,690 per year

Law enforcement professionals in the following counties in Indiana make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Clay County - $37,200 per year
  2. Crawford County - $39,645 per year
  3. Blackford County - $40,095 per year

On average, the highest paid law enforcement professionals in Indiana were:

  1. Fugitive Detective - $57,140 per year
  2. Police Officer - $44,490 per year

The law enforcement professionals with lowest average salaries in Indiana were:

  1. Fugitive Detective - $57,140 per year
  2. Police Officer - $44,490 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Indiana statistics regarding a career in law enforcement and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as criminal justice or crime scene investigation.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Law Enforcement in Indiana
  • Bachelor's Degree in Law Enforcement in Indiana
  • Master's Degree in Law Enforcement in Indiana

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 10,800 $44,490 0.5%
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Detectives and Criminal Investigators 1,070 $57,140 0.0%
 

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