New Jersey is among the top state for police officers, according to a recently published report.

The Garden State is actually ranked 4th best states in America for police officers according to the research done by WalletHub. Here are some of the details of the recent  research.

Remember the states are ranked best to worst (Best being 1)...

Law Enforcement Per Capita...New Jersey is ranked 6th (law enforcement includes police officers, sheriff’s patrol officers, detectives and criminal investigators.

Median Income for Law-Enforcement Officers...The Garden State is ranked 2nd. These numbers are adjusted for cost of living.

State & Local Police-Protection Expenses per Capita...we are ranked tenth best state in this category.

Violent-Crime Rate...ours is ranked 6th best in the nation.

And here are some more highlights for New Jersey from the research...

Opportunity & Competition...New Jersey is ranked second best in America, behind only D.C..

Job Hazards and Protection. The Garden State places 9th best in this category.

The state that is considered the best for police officers according to this study is Connecticut, with North Dakota second and New York third.

This pandemic is just another example in a long series of examples which should remind us how dangerous the job of law enforcement is, and how lucky we are to have these brave men and women protecting us each day.

Thank you for all you do, and we are glad that out state is a good state for you to be in, because we all feel lucky to have you.

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