Law Enforcement/Police Science


Law Enforcement/Police Science. An instructional program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of police and public security officers, including patrol and investigative activities, traffic control, crowd control and public relations, witness in- terviewing, evidence collection and management, basic crime prevention methods, weapon and equipment operation and maintenance, report preparation, and other routine law enforcement responsibilities.


Employment Options

Occupation Employment Average Wage
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
Mean Entry Experienced
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 210 250 10 Caution no record
Bailiffs 220 260 9 Caution $13.30 $7.91 $16.00
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 2,210 2,650 94 Great $20.86 $13.54 $24.53
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 11,900 15,340 595 Outstanding $14.27 $8.90 $16.96
Private Detectives and Investigators 540 570 18 Caution $15.95 $9.11 $19.36

Schools offering this program in Missouri*


Blue River Community College (Independence)
20301 East 78 Highway
Independence, MO. 64057
Phone: (816) 220-6525
kcmetro.edu/

Central Missouri State University
235 Grinstead
Warrensburg, MO. 64093-5150
Phone: (660) 543-4111
www.cmsu.edu/

East Central College
PO Box 529
Union, MO. 63084-0529
Phone: (636) 583-5195
www.ecc.cc.mo.us/enter.html

Jefferson Junior College
1000 Viking Dr
Hillsboro, MO. 63050-2441
Phone: (636) 797-3000
www.jeffco.edu/

Longview Community College
500 SW Longview Rd
Lees Summit, MO. 64081-2100
Phone: (816) 672-2000

Metro Community College - Business Technical Center
6899 Executive Dr
Kansas City, MO. 64120-1313
Phone: (816) 482-5210
www.kcmetro.cc.mo.us

Metropolitan Colleges (Blue River)
1501 W Jefferson St
Blue Springs, MO. 64015-7242
Phone: (816) 220-6525

Metropolitan Colleges (Maple Woods)
2601 NE Barry Rd
Kansas City, MO. 64156-1299
Phone: (816) 437-3000

Metropolitan Colleges (Penn Valley)
3201 Southwest Trfy
Kansas City, MO. 64111-2764
Phone: (816) 759-4039

Mineral Area College
5270 Flat River Road
Park Hills, MO. 63601
Phone: (573) 518-2157
www.mac.cc.mo.us

Missouri Sheriffs' Association Training Academy
227 Madison St
Jefferson City, MO. 65101-3202
Phone: (573) 635-9644

Missouri Southern Univ
3950 Newman Rd
Joplin, MO. 64801-1595
Phone: (417) 625-9300
www.mssc.edu/

Missouri Western State College
4525 Downs Dr
Saint Joseph, MO. 64507-2294
Phone: (816) 271-4583
www.mwsc.edu/

Moberly Area Community College
101 College Ave
Moberly, MO. 65270-1304
Phone: (660) 263-4110
www.macc.cc.mo.us/

North Central Missouri College
1301 Main St
Trenton, MO. 64683-1824
Phone: (660) 359-3948
www.ncmc.cc.mo.us/

South Central Career Center
610 E Olden
West Plains, MO. 65775
Phone: (417) 256-6150

Southeast Missouri State University
One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, MO. 63701-4799
Phone: (573) 651-2469
www.semo.edu/

Southwest MO St. Univ (West Plains)
128 Garfield Ave
West Plains, MO. 65775-2715
Phone: (417) 255-7900

St. Charles County Community Colleg
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr
Saint Peters, MO. 63376-2865
Phone: (314) 922-8000
www.stchas.edu

St. Louis Community College (Florissant Valley)
3400 Pershall Rd
Saint Louis, MO. 63135-1499
Phone: (314) 644-9234

St. Louis Community College (Meramec)
11333 Big Bend Rd
Saint Louis, MO. 63122-5799
Phone: (314) 644-9234

State Fair Community College
3201 W 16th St
Sedalia, MO. 65301-2199
Phone: (660) 530-5800
sfcc.cc.mo.us/

Three Rivers Community College
Three Rivers Blvd
Poplar Bluff, MO. 63901
Phone: (573) 840-9606
www.trcc.cc.mo.us

University of Missouri - Law Enforcement
321 Hearnes Center
Columbia, MO. 65211
Phone: (573) 882-6021



* Data Provided by Missouri Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (MOICC)