Law Enforcement in Wyoming

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Schools Offering Law Enforcement Programs in Wyoming


Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Wyoming receive law enforcement degrees every year. That means an estimated 35 law enforcement professionals graduate from Wyoming's 5 law enforcement schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Wyoming that has a law enforcement program is Western Wyoming Community College. Western Wyoming Community College, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in Rock Springs. In 2010, 11 students graduated from Western Wyoming Community College's law enforcement program. Students at Western Wyoming Community College paid $1,994 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Wyoming that has a law enforcement program is Central Wyoming College. Central Wyoming College, which was ranked 80th in the country in 2010, is located in Riverton. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Central Wyoming College law enforcement program. Central Wyoming College charged in-state students $2,136 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Wyoming that has a law enforcement program is Eastern Wyoming College. Eastern Wyoming College, which was ranked 80th in the country in 2010, is located in Torrington. 6 students graduated with degree in law enforcement from Eastern Wyoming College in 2010. The tuition rate at Eastern Wyoming College was $2,016 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Wyoming's law enforcement schools ranges from $2,472 per year to $1,994 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,173 per year. In 2010, the following Wyoming law enforcement schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Laramie County Community College - located in Cheyenne, students are charged $2,472 per year
  2. Northwest College - located in Powell, students are charged $2,246 per year
  3. Central Wyoming College - located in Riverton, students are charged $2,136 per year

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

  1. Western Wyoming Community College - located in Rock Springs, students are charged $1,994 per year
  2. Eastern Wyoming College - located in Torrington, students are charged $2,016 per year
  3. Central Wyoming College - located in Riverton, students are charged $2,136 per year

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

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

  1. Lincoln County - 340 law enforcement professionals
  2. Campbell County - 260 law enforcement professionals
  3. Big Horn County - 240 law enforcement professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of law enforcement professionals in the state of Wyoming will grow to 1,410. This would require a 12% growth in the profession.

Salary

law enforcement professionals in Wyoming earn $59,330 per year on average. However, Wyoming law enforcement professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $32,890 per year to more than $108,940 per year in 2010. The following counties in Wyoming have the highest average salaries for law enforcement professionals:

  1. Big Horn County - $58,635 per year
  2. Lincoln County - $54,365 per year
  3. Natrona County - $51,170 per year

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

  1. Albany County - $47,130 per year
  2. Campbell County - $50,000 per year
  3. Laramie County - $51,010 per year

The law enforcement professionals with highest average salaries in Wyoming were:

  1. Fugitive Detective - $69,410 per year
  2. Police Officer - $49,250 per year

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

  1. Fugitive Detective - $69,410 per year
  2. Police Officer - $49,250 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in law enforcement in Wyoming 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 Wyoming

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,992 miles from location Laramie County Community College Cheyenne WY 15.0278 n/a 4,905
7,211 miles from location Western Wyoming Community College Rock Springs WY 29.2898 n/a 4,079
7,149 miles from location Central Wyoming College Riverton WY 20.2082 n/a 2,330
7,138 miles from location Northwest College Powell WY 19.1349 n/a 2,099
6,950 miles from location Eastern Wyoming College Torrington WY 20.1348 n/a 1,391
 

Curious what studying Law Enforcement gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers + 1,300 $49,250 12.1%
2
Detectives and Criminal Investigators + 180 $69,410 -5.3%
 

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