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Employment, Employment Concentration, and Employment Projections are from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) and Employment Projections programs.
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Employment Concentration of Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers in UNITED STATES

Rank State 2018 Employment Concentration level Location Quotient
1 Puerto Rico Above average opportunities 3.58
2 District of Columbia Above average opportunities 1.67
3 Mississippi Above average opportunities 1.46
4 Louisiana Above average opportunities 1.35
5 Alabama Average opportunities 1.28
6 New York Average opportunities 1.25
7 South Carolina Average opportunities 1.19
8 New Mexico Average opportunities 1.16
9 North Carolina Average opportunities 1.12
10 Georgia Average opportunities 1.12
11 Illinois Average opportunities 1.11
12 Arkansas Average opportunities 1.09
13 West Virginia Average opportunities 1.09
14 Texas Average opportunities 1.09
15 New Jersey Average opportunities 1.08
16 Missouri Average opportunities 1.05
17 New Hampshire Average opportunities 1.04
18 Pennsylvania Average opportunities 1.04
19 Virginia Average opportunities 1.03
20 Maryland Average opportunities 1.03
21 Oklahoma Average opportunities 1.03
22 Massachusetts Average opportunities 1.03
23 Ohio Average opportunities 1.01
24 Tennessee Average opportunities 0.99
25 Florida Average opportunities 0.96
26 California Average opportunities 0.94
27 Kansas Average opportunities 0.94
28 Wyoming Average opportunities 0.92
29 South Dakota Average opportunities 0.92
30 Vermont Average opportunities 0.91
31 Kentucky Average opportunities 0.91
32 Arizona Average opportunities 0.89
33 Hawaii Average opportunities 0.89
34 Indiana Average opportunities 0.89
35 Delaware Average opportunities 0.87
36 Wisconsin Average opportunities 0.87
37 Connecticut Average opportunities 0.85
38 Idaho Average opportunities 0.84
39 Rhode Island Average opportunities 0.84
40 Nevada Average opportunities 0.83
41 North Dakota Average opportunities 0.83
42 Michigan Average opportunities 0.82
43 Colorado Average opportunities 0.82
44 Maine Average opportunities 0.78
45 Montana Average opportunities 0.77
46 Nebraska Average opportunities 0.75
47 Alaska Average opportunities 0.74
48 Minnesota Average opportunities 0.72
49 Iowa Below average opportunities 0.69
50 Utah Below average opportunities 0.68
51 Washington Below average opportunities 0.65
52 Oregon Below average opportunities 0.62
53 Northern Mariana Islands No data available No data available
54 Guam No data available No data available
55 American Samoa No data available No data available
56 Virgin Islands No data available No data available