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POLICE EMPLOYMENT

Law Enforcement Careers

Corrections Officer
Correctional officers work in federal and state prisons and in regional and local jails to admit and oversee approximately 12 million inmates a year.Read More...

Deputy Officer
The word "deputy" may evoke images of classic westerns, but this police job is still alive and well today. A deputy sheriff, like a sheriff, enforces the law and prevents crime in a county or state (as opposed to a municipality).Read More...

EPA Agent
Are you looking for a law enforcement job with an environmental bent? Consider working as an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) special agent.Read More...

Law Enforcement
Law enforcement professionals like sheriffs and police officers are assigned to maintain order and protect citizens in a given district. The specific job duties vary and include writing crime reports, patrolling an area, investigating crimes and accidents, arresting suspects, and issuing traffic citations.Read More...

Mounted Officer
If you are an experienced equestrian and have an interest in law enforcement, you may be able to have the best of both worlds. Mounted officers are a special unit within some police departments, particularly those in big cities, that help to protect communities and fight crime in a unique way.Read More...

Park Ranger
Park rangers patrol our nations parks--from the largest national parks to the smallest local parks. Some park rangers are hired specifically to protect U.S. National Parks and their guests; the role is truly more a police job than you might first think.Read More...

Police Officer
If you played "cops and robbers" as a child and have always dreamed of a law enforcement career, those dreams can become a reality. Police officers are on the front lines everyday protecting communities and fighting crime, especially at the local level.Read More...

Probation Officer
If you enjoy law enforcement but do not want a police job, consider becoming a probation officer. Probation officers supervise offenders sentenced to probation, typically through visits to the offender's home or workplace.Read More...

Sheriff
The duties of a sheriff are similar to those of a city police chief, but a sheriff oversees an entire county.Read More...

State Trooper
State troopers are law enforcement officials who patrol highways, citing traffic violations and apprehending criminals statewide. They are also called state police officers or highway patrol officers.Read More...

 
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