Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

Adjudicators

Judges and hearing officers review cases and make decisions about them based on the law.

Ambulance Attendants

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics give care to ill or injured people in emergency situations. If patients need more care, they drive them to medical facilities.

Animal Control Workers

Animal control workers enforce animal control laws.

Animal Wardens

Animal control workers enforce animal control laws.

Arbitrators and Mediators

Arbitrators and mediators help prevent and solve disputes between people or organizations.

Arson Investigators

Fire investigators determine the origin and causes of fires.

Attorneys

Lawyers study, explain, and apply laws to specific problems.

Bailiffs

Bailiffs enforce the rules of behavior in courtrooms.

Ballistics Experts

Forensic science technicians study physical evidence to solve crimes.

Bodyguards

Security guards protect property from illegal entry, vandalism, theft, and fire.

Border Patrol Agents (Emerging)

Border patrol agents prevent people, drugs, and weapons from entering the United States illegally.

Bouncers

Security guards protect property from illegal entry, vandalism, theft, and fire.

Community Supervision Officers

Probation officers work with legal offenders to help them become productive in the community.

Convict Guards

Corrections officers keep order and enforce rules in jails and prisons.

Corrections Officers

Corrections officers keep order and enforce rules in jails and prisons.

Counselors, Legal

Lawyers study, explain, and apply laws to specific problems.

Court Officers

Bailiffs enforce the rules of behavior in courtrooms.

Court Reporters

Court reporters record official court proceedings using stenotype machines, steno masks, or digital recording.

Crime Scene Investigators

Forensic science technicians study physical evidence to solve crimes.

Criminalists

Forensic science technicians study physical evidence to solve crimes.

Crossing Guards

Crossing guards direct the movement of walkers and drivers at street intersections and construction sites.

Customs Inspectors

Detectives and investigators gather facts and evidence for criminal cases.

Defense Attorneys

Lawyers study, explain, and apply laws to specific problems.

Deputy Sheriffs

Sheriffs and deputy sheriffs enforce the law at the county level.

Detectives and Investigators

Detectives and investigators gather facts and evidence for criminal cases.

Detectives, Private

Private detectives and investigators gather facts and information about legal, financial, and personal matters.

Dog Catchers

Animal control workers enforce animal control laws.

Emergency Medical Technicians

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics give care to ill or injured people in emergency situations. If patients need more care, they drive them to medical facilities.

EMTs

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics give care to ill or injured people in emergency situations. If patients need more care, they drive them to medical facilities.

FBI Agents

Detectives and investigators gather facts and evidence for criminal cases.

Fire Inspectors

Fire inspectors inspect buildings to detect fire hazards.

Fire Investigators

Fire investigators determine the origin and causes of fires.

Firefighters

Firefighters put out fires and rescue people who are in danger.

Fish and Game Wardens

Fish and game wardens enforce the laws that protect fish and wildlife.

Fish and Wildlife Managers

Fish and game wardens enforce the laws that protect fish and wildlife.

Flaggers

Crossing guards direct the movement of walkers and drivers at street intersections and construction sites.

Forensic Science Technicians

Forensic science technicians study physical evidence to solve crimes.

Forest Fire Fighters

Firefighters put out fires and rescue people who are in danger.

Game Wardens

Fish and game wardens enforce the laws that protect fish and wildlife.

Guards

Corrections officers keep order and enforce rules in jails and prisons.

Guards

Security guards protect property from illegal entry, vandalism, theft, and fire.

Hearing Officers

Judges and hearing officers review cases and make decisions about them based on the law.

Hearings Reporters

Court reporters record official court proceedings using stenotype machines, steno masks, or digital recording.

Hot Shots

Firefighters put out fires and rescue people who are in danger.

Humane Officers

Animal control workers enforce animal control laws.

Immigration Inspectors

Detectives and investigators gather facts and evidence for criminal cases.

Investigators and Detectives

Detectives and investigators gather facts and evidence for criminal cases.

Investigators, Private

Private detectives and investigators gather facts and information about legal, financial, and personal matters.

Jailors

Corrections officers keep order and enforce rules in jails and prisons.

Judges and Hearing Officers

Judges and hearing officers review cases and make decisions about them based on the law.

Judicial Clerks

Law clerks research, write, and read legal arguments. They summarize information for lawyers or judges.

Law Clerks

Law clerks research, write, and read legal arguments. They summarize information for lawyers or judges.

Law Enforcement Officers

Police patrol officers keep order in their communities and make sure that people follow laws.

Law Enforcement Supervisors

Police and detective supervisors manage police departments and the officers and detectives who work there.

Law Secretaries

Legal secretaries perform clerical duties in law offices.

Lawyers

Lawyers study, explain, and apply laws to specific problems.

Legal Assistants

Paralegals research and investigate facts for lawyers.

Legal Clerks

Law clerks research, write, and read legal arguments. They summarize information for lawyers or judges.

Legal Secretaries

Legal secretaries perform clerical duties in law offices.

Life Guards and Ski Patrollers

Life guards and ski patrollers monitor recreational areas, such as lakes and ski runs. They rescue people and provide first aid when needed.

Magistrates

Judges and hearing officers review cases and make decisions about them based on the law.

Mediators

Arbitrators and mediators help prevent and solve disputes between people or organizations.

Night Watchmen

Security guards protect property from illegal entry, vandalism, theft, and fire.

Paralegals

Paralegals research and investigate facts for lawyers.

Paramedics

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics give care to ill or injured people in emergency situations. If patients need more care, they drive them to medical facilities.

Parking Enforcement Officers

Parking enforcement officers monitor vehicles parked in metered and limited-time spaces. They leave tickets on cars parked over the time limits.

Police and Detective Supervisors

Police and detective supervisors manage police departments and the officers and detectives who work there.

Police Patrol Officers

Police patrol officers keep order in their communities and make sure that people follow laws.

Prison Guards

Corrections officers keep order and enforce rules in jails and prisons.

Private Detectives and Investigators

Private detectives and investigators gather facts and information about legal, financial, and personal matters.

Probation Officers

Probation officers work with legal offenders to help them become productive in the community.

Prosecutors

Lawyers study, explain, and apply laws to specific problems.

Public Defenders

Lawyers study, explain, and apply laws to specific problems.

Secret Service Agents (Emerging)

Secret service agents are federal law enforcers. They protect the President and investigate fraud and counterfeiting.

Secretaries, Legal

Legal secretaries perform clerical duties in law offices.

Security Guards

Security guards protect property from illegal entry, vandalism, theft, and fire.

Sheriffs

Sheriffs and deputy sheriffs enforce the law at the county level.

Ski Patrollers

Life guards and ski patrollers monitor recreational areas, such as lakes and ski runs. They rescue people and provide first aid when needed.

Smoke Jumpers

Firefighters put out fires and rescue people who are in danger.

Solicitors

Lawyers study, explain, and apply laws to specific problems.

Stenographers

Court reporters record official court proceedings using stenotype machines, steno masks, or digital recording.

Title Examiners and Searchers

Title examiners and searchers review records to verify the legal status of land.

Wardens, Fish and Game

Fish and game wardens enforce the laws that protect fish and wildlife.

Wildlife Officers

Fish and game wardens enforce the laws that protect fish and wildlife.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.