Transit & Railroad Police


Protect and police railroad and transit property, employees, or passengers.
Also called: Patrolman, Railroad Police, Railroad Police Officer, Transit Police Officer

Knowledge:

    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
  • law and government
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Business
  • customer service
  • management
    Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    Social
  • understanding people's reactions
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
    Hearing and Speech
  • speak clearly
  • recognize spoken words
    Visual Understanding
  • see hidden patterns

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Self Control
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Dependability
  • Leadership
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Technology:

    Data base user interface and query software
  • Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System IAFIS
  • Law enforcement information databases
    Map creation software
  • Crime mapping software
  • MapInfo Professional
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    some college
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