Career Opportunities in Law Enforcement, Security and Protective Services: A Comprehensive Guide to More Than 75 Exciting Careers in Law Enforcement, Security, and Protective Services

Career Opportunities in Law Enforcement, Security and Protective Services: A Comprehensive Guide to More Than 75 Exciting Careers in Law Enforcement, Security, and Protective Services

by Susan Echaore-McDavid
     
 

Career Opportunities in Law Enforcement, Security, and Protective Services is an up-to-the-minute guide to over eighty job opportunities related to protective services, from state trooper, forensic pathologist, and DEA agent to computer investigation specialist, EMT, park ranger, and air traffic controller. Each career profile includes an overview of duties,See more details below

Overview

Career Opportunities in Law Enforcement, Security, and Protective Services is an up-to-the-minute guide to over eighty job opportunities related to protective services, from state trooper, forensic pathologist, and DEA agent to computer investigation specialist, EMT, park ranger, and air traffic controller. Each career profile includes an overview of duties, salary ranges, employment prospects, and prerequisites.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816039562
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Series:
Career Opportunities Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.39(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.68(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
How to Use This Bookxi
Introductionxiii
Police Work
Police Officer2
Police Detective5
Deputy Sheriff7
State Trooper9
Conservation Officer11
Deputy U.S. Marshal13
FBI Special Agent15
DEA Special Agent17
Border Patrol Agent19
Secret Service Special Agent21
Special Police Units
Bike Patrol Officer24
K-9 Handler26
Observer28
Bomb Technician30
SWAT Sniper32
Crime Prevention Specialist34
Forensic Investigations
Crime Scene Technician38
Latent Print Examiner40
Forensic Chemist42
Trace Evidence Examiner44
Firearms/Toolmarks Examiner46
Questioned Document Examiner48
Forensic Pathologist50
Polygraph Examiner52
Private Investigations
Private Investigator56
Background Investigator58
Arson Investigator60
Insurance Claims Investigator62
Legal Investigator64
Financial Investigator66
Store Detective68
Personal Protection Specialist70
Physical Security
Locksmith74
Alarm Installer77
Fire Protection Engineer79
Security Guard81
Security Supervisor84
Security Manager86
Computer Security
Data Security Specialist90
Information Systems Security (Infosec) Specialist92
Information Systems Security (Infosec) Manager94
Computer Forensics Specialist96
Quality Assurance Specialist98
Corrections
Bailiff102
Correctional Officer (Sheriff's Department)104
Probation Officer107
Correctional Officer (State or Federal)109
Parole Officer112
Emergency Services
Public Safety Dispatcher116
Firefighter118
Emergency Medical Technician121
Rescue Technician123
Lifeguard125
Compliance Inspections
Food Inspector128
Agricultural Commodity Grader130
Consumer Safety Inspector132
Environmental Health Officer134
Compliance Safety and Health Officer137
Aviation Safety Inspector139
Postal Inspector141
Immigration Inspector143
Customs Inspector145
Park Ranger147
Bank Examiner149
Revenue Officer151
Building and Construction Inspections
Plan Reviewer154
Building Inspector156
Mechanical Inspector159
Electrical Inspector161
Plumbing Inspector163
Construction Inspector165
Workplace Safety and Security
Industrial Hygienist168
Safety Manager170
Loss Control Representative172
Security Consultant174
Aviation Safety and Security
Air Traffic Controller178
Aircraft Dispatcher181
Airport Firefighter183
Airport Police Officer185
Appendixes
IColleges and Universities190
IITechnical and Vocational Schools197
IIIProfessional Unions and Associations201
IVProfessional Certifications206
VState Private Investigative Licensing Agencies208
VIProfessional Periodicals212
VIIFederal Agencies215
VIIIBibliography217
IXInternet Resources220
XGlossary228
Index233

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