Collect evidence at crime scene, classify and identify fingerprints, and photograph evidence for use in criminal and civil cases.
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Overall employment of police and detectives is projected to grow 3 percent from 2021 to 2031, slower than the average for all occupations. Despitelimitedemployment growth, about 68,500 openings for police and detectives are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Most of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.Read More
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