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Top 25 Cities for Police Officers

Top 25 Cities for Police Officers

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#21. Hartford, CT

Population: 124,563

City’s Average Salary: $48,650

Starting Salary for Police Officers: $34,554

Cost of Living Rank (in a 1-100 list): 74

Average Commute Time: 33.2 minutes

Job Growth Rank (in a list of 372 Highest Growth Cities): 199

Unemployment Rate: 8

Nicknamed the “Insurance Capital of the World,” Hartford is home to some of the world’s largest insurance company headquarters. It also boasts some of the nation’s oldest institutions — the oldest art museum, park and continuously published newspaper all hail from Hartford. The high average salary and low cost of living make living in Hartford a great deal.

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