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Top 25 Cities for Police Officers

Top 25 Cities for Police Officers

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Kevin Powers,

#20. St. Louis, MO

Population: 354,361

City’s Average Salary: $40,630

Starting Salary for Police Officers: $37,514

Cost of Living Rank (in a 1-100 list): 23

Average Commute Time: 21.5 minutes

Job Growth Rank (in a list of 372 Highest Growth Cities): 179

Unemployment Rate: 9.2

Known as the city that marks the divide between the Eastern and Western United States, St. Louis is often called the “Gateway City.” It’s home to some of the nation’s largest public and privately held corporations —Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Scottrade, Energizer and Anheuser-Busch Breweries are just a few of its best known local companies.

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