What is the turn over rate for police officers?
While I was in Iraq, I had a police LT from Clinton, SC working for DynCorp as an IPLO tell me it was 50% leave the job within 5 years.
Asked By: Andrew W - 4/1/2008
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50% is a bit high. If you throw out training/academy loses, I would say it is 20-50% depending on agencies. As a general rule small towns tend to lose officers much faster than suburbs or big cities... More
Answered By: Kenneth C - 4/1/2008
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That really varies widely from agency to agency. It depends on a number of factors, such as, wages, promotions, retirements, politics, living arrangements, etc. I think that 50% figure is way high.
Answered By: old fuzz - 4/1/2008
Depends at what point you decide the police officer became a police officer... More
Answered By: lpdhcdh - 4/1/2008
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