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Top 25 Cities for Police Officers

Top 25 Cities for Police Officers

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Kevin Powers,

#19. Indianapolis, IN

Population: 795,458

City’s Average Salary: $39,840

Starting Salary for Police Officers: $47,651

Cost of Living Rank (in a 1-100 list): 12

Average Commute Time: 21.7 minutes

Job Growth Rank (in a list of 372 Highest Growth Cities): 197

Unemployment Rate: 8.2

Formerly a manufacturing-heavy city, Indianapolis has shifted to encompass a much more diversified economy – today, its key industries include education, health care, tourism and finance. And if you love sports, Indianapolis may just be the place for you. The city hosts several major sporting events, including the Indianapolis 500, Brickyard 400 and various men’s and women’s NCAA championships. It is also the fourth largest city on this list – below Philadelphia, San Antonio, and San Diego.

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