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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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Projected Employment for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers in UNITED STATES

National Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual
Job
Openings*
2016 2026
United States 684,200 731,900 7% 49,500
State Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual
Job
Openings*
2016 2026
Texas 63,670 74,120 +16% 5,390
California 69,700 73,200 +5% 4,860
New York 52,960 57,930 +9% 4,000
Florida 40,810 46,090 +13% 3,270
Illinois 34,710 36,120 +4% 2,380
Pennsylvania 27,850 29,000 +4% 1,910
Georgia 24,240 26,980 +11% 1,890
North Carolina 22,600 24,650 +9% 1,700
Ohio 24,740 25,370 +3% 1,640
Virginia 18,890 20,660 +9% 1,430
Michigan 18,470 19,690 +7% 1,330
New Jersey 20,680 20,370 -2% 1,270
Massachusetts 17,650 18,560 +5% 1,230
Missouri 13,490 14,610 +8% 1,000
Tennessee 13,150 14,140 +8% 960
South Carolina 12,080 12,940 +7% 880
Wisconsin 12,160 12,860 +6% 860
Indiana 11,610 12,480 +8% 850
Maryland 13,550 13,400 -1% 840
Louisiana 10,940 11,920 +9% 820
Colorado 9,690 10,950 +13% 810
Washington 9,940 10,980 +11% 770
Alabama 10,690 11,210 +5% 740
Nevada 10,090 10,810 +7% 730
Minnesota 9,880 10,630 +8% 720
Puerto Rico 15,440 13,170 -15% 680
Oklahoma 8,250 9,150 +11% 640
Arizona 8,750 9,350 +7% 630
Mississippi 7,840 8,220 +5% 550
Kentucky 7,210 7,690 +7% 520
Arkansas 6,150 6,910 +12% 490
Kansas 6,120 6,490 +6% 440
Utah 4,440 5,470 +23% 420
Connecticut 6,320 6,420 +2% 410
District of Columbia 5,960 6,090 +2% 390
Oregon 5,190 5,550 +7% 380
Iowa 4,910 5,150 +5% 340
New Mexico 4,490 4,650 +3% 300
West Virginia 3,770 4,090 +9% 280
Nebraska 3,010 3,180 +6% 210
Hawaii 2,820 3,010 +7% 200
Idaho 2,570 2,820 +10% 200
New Hampshire 2,860 3,000 +5% 200
Maine 2,090 2,150 +3% 140
Rhode Island 2,110 2,180 +3% 140
North Dakota 1,590 1,800 +13% 130
Delaware 1,800 1,920 +7% 130
South Dakota 1,900 1,960 +3% 130
Montana 1,540 1,660 +8% 110
Vermont 1,320 1,340 +2% 90
Alaska 1,290 1,290 -0% 80
Wyoming 1,180 1,230 +5% 80
Virgin Islands 650 660 +1% 40
Guam No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available

*Projected Annual Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.