The growing law enforcement and security industry remains highly attractive to new workers. Current concerns about security and terrorism have placed law enforcement agencies and protective services in the spotlight and led to sweeping changes in some branches.
This extensively revised and updated edition of one of the most successful titles in the Career Opportunities series contains 77 thoroughly updated job profiles and nine new profiles. Providing clear, accessible information on a wide range of opportunities, this book is essential for anyone planning a career in this field.
New career profiles include:
- University Police Officer
- Police Chief
- Customs and Border Protection Officer
- Coast Guard Officer (Law Enforcement Duty)
- EPA Special Agent
- Parking Enforcement Officer
- Gaming Surveillance Officer
- Training Specialist
- Airport Security Screener.
Index. Appendixes. Bibliography.
About the Author(s)
Susan Echaore-McDavid has more than 24 years of publishing experience as the author, coauthor, or editor of more than 50 books on subjects such as job skills, reading skills, English, math, science, and home economics. She also has several years of experience working with young people as a teacher, counselor, and program administrator. She has written Career Opportunities in Education, Career Opportunities in Science, Career Opportunities in Law and the Legal Industry, and Career Opportunities in Aviation, all for Facts On File/Checkmark Books.