Transit and Railroad Police:

Protect and police railroad and transit property, employees, or passengers.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 53
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 4.00 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Information Gathering
Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Conflict Management
Work Ethic
Written Communication
Oral Communication
Intellectual Risk-taking

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Employ firearms
Perform tactical law enforcement operations
Perform property or facility security sweeps
Distribute enforcement citations
Apply appropriate physical restraint
Apprehend suspects or perpetrators of criminal acts
Control situations through non-lethal use of force
Guard area or premises
Identify public safety hazards
Enforce laws, ordinances, or regulations
Issue warnings or citations
Search for contraband on person or in facilities
Escort prisoners to courtrooms, prisons, or other facilities

Getting Information

Conduct legal searches or investigations
Gather physical evidence
Identify trends and patterns in criminal activity
Search for missing persons
Perform manual or electronic surveillance to detect or record suspicious or illegal activities
Review laws for understanding and application
Analyze evidence or facts
Interview witnesses, suspects, or claimants
Interview people to obtain information about actions or status of individuals
Investigate illegal or suspicious activities
Obtain flight information from dispatcher
Review maps to determine location or routes
Investigate complaints, disturbances, or violations

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Control authorized entry and exit in restricted areas
Block physical access to restricted areas
Conduct security, threat, and vulnerability assessments
Monitor operations to ensure compliance with safety or security policies or regulations
Maintain confidentiality of data
Monitor entrance or exit of persons
Observe track to detect obstructions

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Direct fire fighting, prevention, or suppression activities
Manage handling of hazardous, toxic, or non-compliant materials
Direct law enforcement activities
Direct security operations
Supervise security, law enforcement, or protective services personnel

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Traffic Laws
Customer Service
First Aid Cpr Aed
Community Relations
Presentation of Evidence
Security Clearance

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