Maintain order and protect life and property by enforcing local, tribal, State, or Federal laws and ordinances. Perform a combination of the following duties: patrol a specific area; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts.
- Border Guard
- Border Patrol Officer
- Deputy Sheriff
- Highway Patrol Officer
- Motorcycle Police
- Mounted Police
- Park Police
- Patrol Officer
In 2012, the average annual wage in California was $84,320.00 with most people making between $56,120.00 and $112,490.00
During 2010, this occupation employed approximately 73,100 people in California. It is projected that there will be 78,300 employed in 2020.
This occupation will have about 520 openings due to growth and about 2,150 replacement openings for approximately 2,670 total annual openings.
Industry breakdown is not available for this occupation