Based on 420 responses, the job of Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.87 out of 5. On average, Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officers are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer?
Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer in New York:
Pros: always something to do.
Cons: too congested
Ok place to work.
Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer in Marysville:
Pros: Small town. Public is supportive for the most part
Cons: The city council doesn't seem supportive of law enforcement and management doesn't fairly compensate certified law enforcement who come to the department.
Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer in Hull:
Pros: Public interactions
Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer in Royse City:
Pros: get to patrol the area
Cons: being stuck in the office
It's not all bad. It's a place where you can get your feet in the door and hope for the best.
Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer in Detroit:
Pros: Being able to work independently
Cons: Pay and favoritism
Not for the young.
Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer in Murrieta:
Pros: There are a select few I enjoy working and can trust with my life. Free meals.
Cons: Micro management. Poor Management. Targeting employees for discipline based on their dislike for them. Poor communication. Poor/under equipment. Lack of training. Lack for better pay. Treated poorly by all other employees until we are needed. My division is used to be a blaming tool.
Good work, pay could be better.
Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer in Cedar Rapids:
Pros: Independence of thought and decision making
Cons: No support from senior management.