Chasing bad guys is just part of the U.S. Marshal’s Service job. The federal lawmen are responsible for security in federal courts as well as protecting federal prosecutors and judges. Marshals also transport and guard prisoners, seize forfeited property, protect the Strategic National Stockpile and even escort missiles. Another of their better-known jobs is witness protection
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Police, fire and ambulance dispatchers handle incoming calls and dispatch the appropriate responders to the scene of emergencies.
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Cargo and freight agents help manage incoming and outgoing shipments in trucking, airline or train terminals or on shipping docks.
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Mastering highly advanced skills in engineering, navigation and leadership, captains and mates of water vessels work tirelessly to ensure that ships securely operate and provide safe passage overseas.
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Security and fire alarm systems installers install, maintain, program and repair alarm systems in commercial buildings and residences.
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Dispatchers, except police, fire and ambulance – also sometimes called controllers – dispatch personnel, equipment, vehicles and services out to customers using computer-aided telephone and paging systems.
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Forensic science technicians work with law enforcement and sometimes other agencies, on all levels, gathering and analyzing forensic data. The findings are then used to aid in investigations.
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Explore Top Criminal Justice Careers
Careers in criminal justice include corrections, customs, forensics, police work and public safety. The vast majority of opportunities in this field involve working for the government, so jobs are generally secure and benefits are good. Police officer, corrections officer, customs officer and similar criminal justice careers typically require a certificate from a vocational school or an associate’s degree from a community college. Forensic specialists and detectives usually earn bachelor’s degrees. A graduate degree is only necessary if you want to rise to top positions (such as chief of police) or teach criminal justice courses at the university level.