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    10 Highest Paying States for Law Enforcement (2011 Edition)

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    We know that you want to be in law enforcement not for the glory, but because it's your call. It's important to remember however that not every state is created equal. When it comes time for a police officer to choose a department there is often a lot to consider. Understanding the overall health and standard of living in each state ...
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