$58,958
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Police Officer with Training skills in Las Vegas, Nevada is $58,958 per year.

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Job Description for Police Officer

A police officer is part of one of the three areas of our criminal justice system. Members of the police force are responsible for enforcing the law. An officer will patrol neighborhoods to deter criminal activity as well as monitor any threat to public safety. A police officer will respond to incidents and complaints reported to the police department, document interactions with suspects, victims, and witnesses, and collect evidence at the scene of the crime. Police officers arrest offenders and suspects, collect evidence from them, and testify in court about cases in which they were involved. A member of the police force will also work with the community to coordinate community service events and outreach programs and to offer educational services to the neighborhoods the officer patrols. A police officer must complete the police academy training program, and quite often a certificate or degree in a criminal justice program is required. People applying to join the police force must pass a strict background check including their criminal history, driving record, and credit reports, in order to ensure that all members of the police force are upstanding members of society who will be a good fit with the community. A police officer must be in and remain in good physical condition, as the job may sometimes require strenuous physical activity. Hours for the position vary and are subject to changes based on the availability of other employees, and quite often a police officer will work night shifts and weekends. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)

Police Officer Tasks
  • Patrol neighborhoods to prevent and stop crimes and threats to safety.
  • Coordinate community work and outreach and offer educational services.
  • Arrest offenders and suspects, collect evidence, and testify about cases.
  • Respond to incidents and complaints, document interactions, and collect evidence.

About Las Vegas, Nevada

Clark County, Nevada
623,769
Male:
310,568 (49.8%)
Female:
313,201 (50.2%)
Las Vegas (/lɑːs ˈveɪɡəs/, Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 29th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County. The city anchors the Las Vegas Valley metropolitan area and is the largest city within the greater Mojave Desert. Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city known primarily for its gambling, shopping, fine dining, entertainment, and nightlife. It is the leading financial, commercial, and cultural center for Nevada. The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, and is famous for its mega casino–hotels and associated activities. It is a top three destination in the United States for business conventions and a global leader in the hospitality industry, claiming more AAA Five Diamond hotels than any city in the world. Today, Las...
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$221,400
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Key Stats for Police Officer

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
33%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 40%