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New York named best state for police officers

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The Empire State has been named the number one state for police officers, according to WalletHub.

The study examined opportunity & competition, job hazards & protections, and quality of life for the men and women in blue.

While New York was number one overall, they did not rank in the top-three for any of those categories, finishing 4th, 11th, and 10th, respectively.

Source: WalletHub

Law enforcement officers in New York have the highest state and local police-protection expenses per capita, tied with Alaska and the District of Columbia.

New York also finished second in officers per capita and third in median income growth from last year.

Pennsylvania finished 24th on the list and finished with the third-lowest median income growth ahead of D.C. and Kentucky.

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