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Top 25 Cities for Police Officers

Top 25 Cities for Police Officers

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Kevin Powers,

#22. Louisville, KY

Population: 256,231

City’s Average Salary: $37,410

Starting Salary for Police Officers: $33,114

Cost of Living Rank (in a 1-100 list): 16

Average Commute Time: 21.5 minutes

Job Growth Rank (in a list of 372 Highest Growth Cities): 204

Unemployment Rate: 10

Ranked at #16 for cost of living, Louisville maintains a country feel while providing your typical city amenities. The Louisville Slugger Museum is a popular destination, and tens of thousands arrive every year for the running of the Kentucky Derby. The city’s job growth is pacing around the national average, and the unemployment rate has gone up a reasonable 4.2% since the recession began.

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