Law Enforcement in Oklahoma

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Schools Offering Law Enforcement Programs in Oklahoma


Each year, approximately 0.5% of Oklahoma graduates receive degrees in law enforcement. Thus, Oklahoma's 32 law enforcement schools put out approximately 555 law enforcement professionals each year.

Top Schools

Oklahoma City University, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a law enforcement program. It is located in Oklahoma City. In 2010, Oklahoma City University graduated 20 students from its law enforcement program. Students at Oklahoma City University paid $25,760 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a law enforcement program is University of Oklahoma Norman Campus. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus, which was ranked 62nd in the country in 2010, is located in Norman. 5 students graduated with degree in law enforcement from University of Oklahoma Norman Campus in 2010. Students at University of Oklahoma Norman Campus paid $7,864 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a law enforcement program is Great Plains Technology Center. Great Plains Technology Center, which was ranked 64th in the country in 2010, is located in Lawton. 0 students graduated with degree in law enforcement from Great Plains Technology Center in 2010. Students at Great Plains Technology Center paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Oklahoma's law enforcement schools ranges from $28,735 per year to $2,400 per year. But, the average tuition is $6,899 per year. In 2010, the following Oklahoma law enforcement schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Tulsa - located in Tulsa, students are charged $28,735 per year
  2. Oklahoma City University - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $25,760 per year
  3. Oklahoma Baptist University - located in Shawnee, students are charged $18,608 per year

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

  1. Tulsa Community College - located in Tulsa, students are charged $2,400 per year
  2. Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $2,419 per year
  3. Northern Oklahoma College - located in Tonkawa, students are charged $2,526 per year

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

The largest populations of Oklahoma law enforcement professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Canadian County - 2,810 law enforcement professionals
  2. Atoka County - 1,790 law enforcement professionals
  3. Creek County - 1,670 law enforcement professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of law enforcement professionals in Oklahoma will grow by 14%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 10,950 law enforcement professionals working in Oklahoma.

Salary

On average, law enforcement professionals earn $46,500 per year. However, this number is only an average. Law enforcement professional in Oklahoma had varying salaries from $18,020 to $104,400 per year in 2010. The following counties in Oklahoma have the highest average salaries for law enforcement professionals:

  1. Canadian County - $55,195 per year
  2. Creek County - $49,060 per year
  3. Adair County - $40,630 per year

The following counties in Oklahoma have the lowest average salaries for law enforcement professional:

  1. Atoka County - $35,050 per year
  2. Beckham County - $36,570 per year
  3. Comanche County - $39,970 per year

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

  1. Fugitive Detective - $55,740 per year
  2. Police Officer - $37,260 per year

On average, the lowest paid law enforcement professionals in Oklahoma were:

  1. Fugitive Detective - $55,740 per year
  2. Police Officer - $37,260 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in law enforcement in Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma
  • Bachelor's Degree in Law Enforcement in Oklahoma
  • Master's Degree in Law Enforcement in Oklahoma
  • Certificate in Law Enforcement in Oklahoma

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 7,800 $37,260 0.5%
2
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 1,670 $55,740 142.0%
 

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