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Law Enforcement Schools in Connecticut

There are 21 Connecticut schools offering law enforcement programs. 671 students graduated from programs at Connecticut law enforcement schools in 2010. 315 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 253 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 645 students graduate from law enforcement programs in this state per year. This accounts for 1% of law enforcement students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 84 students graduated with law enforcement certificates, 253 with an associate's level degree, 315 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 19 with a degree at the master's level.

21 law enforcement schools are located in this state. And of these, while seven schools are private, 14 schools are public. While tuition at a private law enforcement school varies from $18,950 to $31,440, tuition at a public law enforcement school varies from $7,909 to $10,416.

Average tuition for programs in law enforcement is $19,681. The lowest tuition in Connecticut, which is $7,909 every year, is at Southern Connecticut State University, while the highest tuition for law enforcement programs, which is $31,440 every year, is at Sacred Heart University.

Connecticut schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in law enforcement.

Law Enforcement Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

On average, 645 students graduate from law enforcement programs in this state per year. This accounts for 1% of law enforcement students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 84 students graduated with law enforcement certificates, 253 with an associate's level degree, 315 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 19 with a degree at the master's level.

Law Enforcement Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 68
  • Certificate 2007: 60
  • Certificate 2008: 78
  • Certificate 2009: 69
  • Certificate 2010: 84
  • Associate 2006: 171
  • Associate 2007: 179
  • Associate 2008: 195
  • Associate 2009: 229
  • Associate 2010: 253
  • Bachelor 2006: 230
  • Bachelor 2007: 224
  • Bachelor 2008: 314
  • Bachelor 2009: 255
  • Bachelor 2010: 315
  • Master 2006: 3
  • Master 2007: 10
  • Master 2008: 33
  • Master 2009: 20
  • Master 2010: 19
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 0
  • Doctorate 2010: 0

Law Enforcement Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in Connecticut offer a total of 34 law enforcement programs. Of these programs, about 38.2% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Law Enforcement Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 12
  • Associate: 13
  • Bachelor: 5
  • Master: 3
  • Doctorate: 1

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57810
  • 25th Percentile: 63150
  • Median: 70200
  • 75th Percentile: 85390
  • 90th Percentile: 117240

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Salary by Percentile

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 63760
  • 25th Percentile: 69440
  • Median: 79930
  • 75th Percentile: 89470
  • 90th Percentile: 103510

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44460
  • 25th Percentile: 51260
  • Median: 61400
  • 75th Percentile: 70930
  • 90th Percentile: 78380

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63190
  • Median Salary 2007: 64940
  • Median Salary 2008: 66500
  • Median Salary 2009: 70190
  • Median Salary 2010: 70200
  • Total Employed 2006: 970
  • Total Employed 2007: 1010
  • Total Employed 2008: 1030
  • Total Employed 2009: 1080
  • Total Employed 2010: 1050

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Employment Trend

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72540
  • Median Salary 2007: 75450
  • Median Salary 2008: 79710
  • Median Salary 2009: 78480
  • Median Salary 2010: 79930
  • Total Employed 2006: 1510
  • Total Employed 2007: 1550
  • Total Employed 2008: 1660
  • Total Employed 2009: 1500
  • Total Employed 2010: 1370

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55580
  • Median Salary 2007: 56440
  • Median Salary 2008: 58140
  • Median Salary 2009: 60490
  • Median Salary 2010: 61400
  • Total Employed 2006: 6100
  • Total Employed 2007: 6980
  • Total Employed 2008: 7310
  • Total Employed 2009: 7520
  • Total Employed 2010: 7160

Connecticut vs National Law Enforcement Employment

Connecticut vs National Law Enforcement Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.118% (9580)

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1. Charter Oak State College

55 Paul J Manafort Dr
New Britain, CT 06053-2142
(860) 832-3800

Charter Oak State College offers one law enforcement program and Charter Oak is located in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut. Overall, 2,278 students pursue degrees in nine Charter Oak State College programs. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering law enforcement.

2. Asnuntuck Community College

170 Elm St
Enfield, CT 6082
(860) 253-3000

Asnuntuck Community College offers two law enforcement programs. Specifically, it offers students one law enforcement certificate and one associate's level law enforcement degree. This community college is located in the suburbs of Enfield, Connecticut. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. In terms of programs, this college is the second largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering law enforcement.

3. Manchester Community College

Great Path
Manchester, CT 6040
(860) 512-3000

Manchester Community College is in the suburbs of Manchester, Connecticut. It offers two programs in law enforcement. Out of those, this college offers one law enforcement certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in law enforcement. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. This community college is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in law enforcement.

4. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Park Pl E
Winsted, CT 6098
(860) 738-6300

Northwestern Connecticut Community College is in town of Winsted, Connecticut and this college offers one law enforcement program. This college is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in law enforcement.

5. Tunxis Community College

271 Scott Swamp Road
Farmington, CT 06032-3187
(860) 255-3500

Tunxis Community College is located in the suburbs of Farmington, Connecticut. It offers two programs in law enforcement. More specifically, this college offers students one certificate in law enforcement and one law enforcement degree at the associate's level. Overall, 4,666 students pursue degrees in 33 programs at this medium-sized college.

6. Housatonic Community College

900 Lafayette Blvd
Bridgeport, CT 06604-4704
(203) 332-5000

Housatonic Community College, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bridgeport, CT. This college offers two law enforcement programs. More specifically, this college offers one certificate in law enforcement to students and one degree at the associate's level in law enforcement. It is a public 2-year institution. This college ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

7. Lincoln College of New England - Southington

2279 Mount Vernon Road
Southington, CT 06489-1057
(860) 628-4751

Lincoln College of New England-Southington is in Southington, Connecticut, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two law enforcement programs. Specifically, students are offered one associate's level degree in law enforcement by it and one law enforcement degree at the bachelor's level. This very small school is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the second largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering law enforcement in terms of programs.

8. The Sanford-Brown College - Farmington

270 Farmington Ave- Suite 245
Farmington, CT 6032
(860) 470-0116

The Sanford-Brown College-Farmington is located in the suburbs of Farmington, Connecticut and this school offers one law enforcement program. 148 students pursue degrees in 17 programs at this very small school, overall.

9. Capital Community College

950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 6103
(860) 906-5000

Capital Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Hartford, CT and this college offers one law enforcement program. 4,518 students seek degrees in 50 Capital Community College programs, overall. This college is the third biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering law enforcement in terms of programs.

10. Middlesex Community College

100 Training Hill Rd
Middletown, CT 06457-4829
(860) 343-5701

Middlesex Community College, which is 2.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Middletown, CT and this college offers one program in law enforcement. 2,952 students pursue degrees in 33 Middlesex Community College programs, overall. This college is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in law enforcement.

11. Goodwin College

One Riverside Drive
East Hartford, CT 6118
(860) 528-4111

Goodwin College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1999. This school, which is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in East Hartford, CT. Goodwin offers subjects including homeland security, entrepreneurship, and public health. Students are offered 15 certificates, 15 associates level degrees, and three degrees at the bachelors level by it. In 2010, 2,791 students sought degrees from the 26 programs at Goodwin. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits Goodwin.

12. Mitchell College

437 Pequot Avenue
New London, CT 6320
(860) 701-5000

Mitchell College, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is in New London, CT and it offers one law enforcement program. 992 students pursue degrees in 28 Mitchell programs, overall. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering law enforcement.

13. Western Connecticut State University

181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826
(203) 837-8200

Western Connecticut State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Danbury, CT. This school offers two law enforcement programs. Out of those, WCSU offers one bachelor's level law enforcement degree to students and one degree at the master's level in law enforcement. Overall, 6,582 students seek degrees in 57 Western Connecticut State University programs. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering law enforcement programs.

14. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford, which is 2.6 miles from the center of the city, is in West Hartford, CT and it offers one program in law enforcement. It is one of 4 research universities in Connecticut. In terms of programs, this university is the third biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering law enforcement.

15. Norwalk Community College

188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 6854
(203) 857-7060

Norwalk Community College is 2.5 miles from the center of the city and this college offers one program in law enforcement. 6,740 students seek degrees in 53 Norwalk Community College programs, overall. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in law enforcement.

16. Saint Joseph College

1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117-2764
(860) 232-4571

Saint Joseph College, which is near the center of the city, is in West Hartford, CT and this school offers one program in law enforcement. It is a 4-year institution. It is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering law enforcement.

17. The University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 6269
(860) 486-2000

The University of Connecticut is in Storrs, CT and it offers one program in law enforcement. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering law enforcement.

18. The University of New Haven

300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 6516
(203) 932-7000

The University of New Haven is in the suburbs of West Haven, Connecticut. UNH offers six law enforcement programs. Specifically, students are offered three law enforcement certificates by this school, one associate's level degree in law enforcement, one degree at the bachelor's level in law enforcement, and one doctorate level degree in law enforcement. 5,949 students seek degrees in 119 programs at this school, overall. This school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering law enforcement.

19. Naugatuck Valley Community College

750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708-3089
(203) 575-8040

Naugatuck Valley Community College is in the suburbs of Waterbury, Connecticut. This college offers two law enforcement programs. Of those, this college offers students one law enforcement certificate and one associate's level degree in law enforcement. This mid-sized college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering law enforcement programs.

20. Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
(203) 371-7999

Sacred Heart University is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut and it offers one program in law enforcement. Overall, 6,249 students seek degrees in 53 programs at Sacred Heart. This medium-sized school is the third biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering law enforcement.

21. Three Rivers Community College

574 New London Turnpike
Norwich, CT 6360
(860) 886-0177

Three Rivers Community College offers two law enforcement programs. Specifically, students are offered one law enforcement certificate by this college and one law enforcement degree at the associate's level. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Norwich, CT. 5,161 students seek degrees in 59 programs at this mid-sized college, overall. This community college is the seventh largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering law enforcement in terms of programs.

22. Southern Connecticut State University

501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1355
(203) 392-5200

Southern Connecticut State University, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in New Haven, CT and Southern offers one law enforcement program. Southern is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut. This public school is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering law enforcement programs.

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