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Top 25 Cities for Cops

Top 25 Cities for Cops


#6. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

Population: 438,646

City’s Average Salary: $40,006

Starting Salary for Police Officers: $44,158

Cost of Living Rank (in a 1-100 list): 11

Job Growth Rank (in a list of 372 Highest Growth Cities): 38

Unemployment Rate: 5.9

Originally a pioneer town along the Mississippi River, Omaha and neighboring Council Bluffs have built one of the most diverse and stable economies in middle-America. They also host the annual College World Series and maintain the popular Henry Doorly Zoo.

It’s received a large amount of post-recession praise, most notably being called the “Best Bang-For-The Buck City” by Forbes and making their list of “America’s Fastest-Recovering Cities”

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