Top 101 Cities with the Highest Number of Police Officers

Top 101 Cities with the Highest Number of Police Officers

Washington, DC, Honolulu, HI, and Camden, NJ are the TOP 3 cities (greater than 50,000 people) with the highest number of police officers per 1,000 residents. Below are the TOP 20 cities, their population, and number of officers per 1,000 people. Click here to find out on more on the TOP 101 cities. *data from 2006 study.

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No. City Population

Officers

per 1,000

Residents

1 Washington, D.C. 581,530 6.53
2 Honolulu, HI 377,357 5.45
3 Camden, NJ 79,318 5.31
4 Chicago, IL 2,833,321 4.79
5 Baltimore, MD 631,366 4.67
6 Newark, NJ 218,402 4.59
7 Philadelphia, PA 1,448,394 4.58
8 Miami Beach, FL 86,916 4.39
9 New York, NY 8,214,426 4.35
10 Trenton, NJ 83,923 4.24
 11 St. Louis, MO  347,181 3.99 
12 Wilmington, DE 72,826 3.92
13 East Orange, NJ 67,247 3.91
14 White Plains, NY 57,081 3.82
15 Bayonne, NJ 58,844 3.79
16 Jersey City, NJ 241,789 3.63
17 Sarasota, FL 52,942 3.61
18 Albany, NY 93,963 3.59
19 Detriot, MI 871,121 3.58
20 Charleston, WV 50,846 3.57

 

 * In 2006 according to City-data.com