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Top 25 Cities for Police Officers

Top 25 Cities for Police Officers

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#9. Denver, CO

Population: 588,349

City’s Average Salary: $45,610

Starting Salary for Police Officers: $43,824

Cost of Living Rank (in a 1-100 list): 47

Average Commute Time: 22.6 minutes

Job Growth Rank (in a list of 372 Highest Growth Cities): 113

Unemployment Rate: 7.9

Emphasizing employment in air transportation, telecommunications, aerospace and manufacturing, Denver is a major energy research center and the regional headquarters for government agencies. Its strong downtown financial district is also considered the “Wall Street of the Rockies,” housing both major national and international banks. There are also countless places to ski, kayak, or fly fish just west the city.

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