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Protect or Govern

Are you drawn to public service? Do you want to serve your country or community? Check out the careers in public safety.

Law and Public Safety

Employment in the law and public safety is projected to grow 5 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations, which will result in about 158,200 new jobs.


Some key jobs in the government, such as building inspectors and coroners, are projected to be in high demand in the future.