Police Officer Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Police Officer make in District of Columbia? The average Police Officer salary in District of Columbia is $61,200 as of May 13, 2019, but the range typically falls between $57,200 and $66,700. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. View the Cost of Living in District of Columbia

About District of Columbia    Washington, D.C. is located in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. East Coast. Due to the District of Columbia retrocession, the city has a total area....More

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Job Description

The Police Officer is responsible for responding to calls, taking necessary action at the scene of crime or disturbance, conducting investigations, making arrests, testifying in court, and completing reports/forms and routine paperwork. Is responsible for patrolling an assigned area to prevent and discover crime and to enforce regulations. Being a Police Officer typically reports to a Police Sergeant. Requires an associate's degree in criminal justice and/or additional certifications and at least 12 to 18 months of law enforcement experience. Working as a Police Officer typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $61,186 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $61,186 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $61,186 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $61,186 Date Updated May 13, 2019
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