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Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

 

Maintain order and protect lives and property by enforcing laws.

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers maintain order by enforcing laws and ordinances. They perform a variety of duties, including directing traffic, investigating accidents, making arrests, or working in courts.


Wages $39.55 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Good
Education & Training Associate's degree is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
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Career Pathways Law Enforcement Services
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