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Top 25 Cities for Cops

Top 25 Cities for Cops


#23. Philadelphia, PA

Population: 1,540,351

City’s Average Salary: $30,746

Starting Salary for Police Officers:

Cost of Living Rank (in a 1-100 list): 59

Job Growth Rank (in a list of 372 Highest Growth Cities): 60

Unemployment Rate: 9.4

The six-most-populated city in the country, Philadelphia is filled with historical building and landmarks because of its former role as the U.S. capital.

Called “The City of Brotherly Love,” Philadelphia also boasted a rabid sports culture, with teams in all four major leagues.

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