Prepared for Brian | Delivered March 30, 2020
PA First Responders
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To identify the demographics (age, gender, average income, and education) of Pennsylvania state police officers.
A research conducted by the West Chester University of Pennsylvania (cited by Omics International) related to police offer stress intervention states that "when compared to the best available data, the demographic characteristics of the study sample are in
to the Pennsylvania police officer population."
Based on the above finding, we can conclude that the demographics of police officers in Pennsylvania is similar to the sample used in the study. They are:
, 11% female
- 93.3% white,
6.7% of minorities
years of age with a mean of
According to Payscale, the average income of a police officer in Pennsylvania is between
$38k - $91k
. According to salary.com, the average income is
of small-town ( less than 10,000 residents) police chiefs, the highest level of education was some college and no degree. The
requirement for a PA state trooper is a high school diploma or a G.E.D. Certificate.