Police Officer Salary in Kentucky

How much does a Police Officer make in Kentucky? The average Police Officer salary in Kentucky is $51,300 as of May 13, 2019, but the range typically falls between $47,900 and $55,800. 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 Kentucky

About Kentucky    Kentucky (/kənˈtʌki/ (listen) kən-TUK-ee), officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United ....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 Aberdeen, KY Avg. Salary $49,067 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Adairville, KY Avg. Salary $49,562 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Adams, KY Avg. Salary $48,143 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Adolphus, KY Avg. Salary $50,591 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Ages Brookside, KY Avg. Salary $47,670 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Albany, KY Avg. Salary $49,920 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Alexandria, KY Avg. Salary $53,749 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Allen, KY Avg. Salary $48,143 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Allensville, KY Avg. Salary $49,190 Date Updated May 13, 2019
Location Almo, KY Avg. Salary $49,067 Date Updated May 13, 2019
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