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Transit and Railroad Police

Protect railroad property, employees, or passengers.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
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$35.80 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  8.6%    Read more about outlook


Associate's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Prepare investigation or incident reports.
  • Record information about suspicious objects.
  • Examine personal documentation to ensure that it is valid.
  • Collaborate with law enforcement or security agencies to respond to incidents.
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Job Title Examples:

Railroad Detective
Track Patrol
Transit Authority Police

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