Taking a bite out of crime
While you are a police man you will patrol certain parts of a neighborhood you are asigned to. You will also take calls from people to check out certain situations. The average salary of a police officer is $50,241 a year. Generally every town has a police station so if your looking for employment you wont have to look far.
Possible growth within the job
If you are a good police officer and earn a good reputation on the streets and within the department you could be promoted to detective and be making as much as $100,000 a year. The police enforcement field is expected to grow from 2010 to 2020 by 7%.