Law Enforcement in Nebraska

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Schools Offering Law Enforcement Programs in Nebraska


Around 0.1% of Nebraska's graduates graduate from law enforcement degree programs every year. Thus, Nebraska's 3 law enforcement schools put out approximately 28 law enforcement professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nebraska with a law enforcement program is Northeast Community College, which is located in Norfolk. In 2010, it was ranked 75th nationwide. 6 students graduated with a degree in law enforcement from Northeast Community College in 2010. The tuition rate at Northeast Community College was $2,612 per year.

York College, which is located in York, is the second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a law enforcement program. It received a ranking of 78th in the country in 2010. In 2010, York College graduated 0 students from its law enforcement program. The tuition rate at York College was $14,998 per year.

The third-ranked school in Nebraska that has a law enforcement program is ITT Technical Institute-Omaha. ITT Technical Institute-Omaha, which was ranked 80th in the country in 2010, is located in Omaha. In 2010, ITT Technical Institute-Omaha graduated 22 students from its law enforcement programs. Students at ITT Technical Institute-Omaha paid $18,048 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Nebraska law enforcement school, average tuition will be $11,886 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,612 per year to $18,048 per year. In 2010, the following Nebraska law enforcement schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Omaha - located in Omaha, students are charged $18,048 per year
  2. York College - located in York, students are charged $14,998 per year
  3. Northeast Community College - located in Norfolk, students are charged $2,612 per year

The law enforcement schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Nebraska were:

  1. Northeast Community College - located in Norfolk, students are charged $2,612 per year
  2. York College - located in York, students are charged $14,998 per year
  3. ITT Technical Institute-Omaha - located in Omaha, students are charged $18,048 per year

A law enforcement degree from a Nebraska school... what next?

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

  1. Harrison County - 1,580 law enforcement professionals
  2. Lancaster County - 440 law enforcement professionals
  3. Arthur County - 440 law enforcement professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of law enforcement professionals is expected to grow by 10% by 2018. There are projected to be 3,880 law enforcement professionals working in the Nebraska then.

Salary

On average, law enforcement professionals earn a salary of $56,420 per year in Nebraska state. However, Nebraska law enforcement professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $23,990 per year to more than $111,820 per year in 2010. The following counties in Nebraska have the highest average salaries for law enforcement professionals:

  1. Harrison County - $60,590 per year
  2. Lancaster County - $54,690 per year
  3. Arthur County - $50,095 per year

On average, law enforcement professionals earn the least in the following Nebraska counties:

  1. Antelope County - $35,310 per year
  2. Butler County - $39,020 per year
  3. Adams County - $41,400 per year

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

  1. Fugitive Detective - $67,950 per year
  2. Police Officer - $44,890 per year

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

  1. Fugitive Detective - $67,950 per year
  2. Police Officer - $44,890 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in law enforcement in Nebraska and to compare salaries with various related fields such as criminal justice or crime scene investigation, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Law Enforcement in Nebraska

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,604 miles from location Northeast Community College Norfolk NE 24.9689 n/a 5,205
6,540 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Omaha Omaha NE 20.124 100% 617
6,621 miles from location York College York NE 22.1611 40% 430
 

Curious what studying Law Enforcement gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Nebraska

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers + 3,080 $44,890 -8.1%
2
Detectives and Criminal Investigators + 310 $67,950 0.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are law enforcement related jobs in Nebraska