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Does your agency offer differential pay based on an officer’s educational attainment (Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or advanced degree)?

Yes, for all mentioned degrees

15 %

Yes, but only for Bachelor’s and advanced degrees

4 %

Yes, but only for advanced degrees

1 %

No, educational attainment does not affect pay

75 %

Not sure

5 %



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