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POLICE AND SHERIFF'S PATROL OFFICERS
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Occupation Description:
 
  Maintain order and protect life and property by enforcing local, tribal, State, or Federal laws and ordinances. Perform a combination of the following duties: patrol a specific area; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts.
 
  Specialized Occupations:
 
 
  * Police Patrol Officers (ONET code: 33-3051.01)
 
  * Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs (ONET code: 33-3051.03)
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Moderate-term on-the-job training (1 to 12 months)
 
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License Authority for Police Officer:  (License details)
 
  Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
Police Officer Standards and Training Council
285 Preston Avenue
Meriden, CT   006450
(203) 238-6694
email: ted.lemay@ct.gov
www.ct.gov/post

 
License Authority for Police Officer (Probationary):  (License details)
 
  Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
Police Officer Standards and Training Council
285 Preston Avenue
Meriden, CT   006450
(203) 238-6694
email: ted.lemay@ct.gov
www.ct.gov/post

 
Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $70,381.00 $33.83 $26.11 $28.83 - $38.84
Bridgeport/Stamford $73,041.00 $35.12 $28.62 $31.57 - $39.29
Danbury $69,508.00 $33.41 $27.26 $30.01 - $37.75
Hartford $71,490.00 $34.37 $26.78 $29.40 - $39.11
New Haven $69,374.00 $33.35 $24.43 $26.81 - $39.30
New London/Norwich $66,365.00 $31.90 $25.20 $26.81 - $36.93
Waterbury $60,191.00 $28.94 $25.20 $25.80 - $31.44
Torrington $73,421.00 $35.30 $27.14 $29.07 - $45.13
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2014 2024
State of Connecticut 6,210 6,290 0.1% 213
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow more slowly than average, but the number of annual openings will offer excellent job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
 
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