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