In honor of National Police Week and National Peace Officers Memorial Day, take a look at WalletHub's rankings of the most and least police-friendly states.
WalletHub compared all 50 states and Washington, D.C., across 20 "key indicators of police-friendliness" that range from median income to police deaths per 1,000 officers to state and local police-protection expenses per capita. First off, here are the top 10 states:
10. South Dakota
7. New Jersey
6. New Hampshire
3. New York
1. North Dakota
And now for the bottom 10 states, with No. 51 being the worst state for police officers, according to WalletHub's analysis.
45. South Carolina
48. New Mexico
For more information on the rankings and the full list, visit https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-to-be-a-cop/34669/.