Silver City, NM has one law enforcement school within its city limits. Western New Mexico University has a total student population of 3,370. It is the 5070th highest ranked school in the USA and the 24th highest in the state of New Mexico (#1 is New Mexico State University-Main Campus).
Law Enforcement students from Silver City schools who go on to become police officers, detectives, sargents, law enforcerss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment.
Silver City lies in Grant county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area has 25,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.9% unemployment rate, $15.78/hr average worker wage, and a $32,830 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western New Mexico University ends up costing a student $8,659/yr.