Report: Missouri, Arkansas below average states for police officers

    The personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on “2022’s Best and Worst States to Be a Police Officer.”

    In order to determine the best states to pursue a career in law enforcement, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 30 key indicators of police-friendliness. The data set ranges from the median income for law-enforcement officers to police deaths per 1,000 officers to state and local police-protection expenses per capita.

    Connecticut ranked #1 overall, with California and Illinois rounding out the top three. Missouri at #35 and Arkansas at the very bottom at #51.

    The full article can be read at ozarksfirst.com.

    More from Local News

    Our Family of Stations

        

    Today's Weather

    • Branson

      Sunny intervals

      High: 66°F | Low: 48°F