TRIVIAL PURSUITS: Which cities have the largest police force per capita?

However, the list of cities with the highest number of police officers per 10,000 citizens may surprise you.

The top five are:

  • Washington, D.C. – 56.9 officers per 10,000 citizens;
  • Wilmington, Delaware – 43.4;
  • Baltimore, Maryland – 42.6;
  • New York, New York – 41.4; and
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 40.9.
A complete ranking may be found here.