Standard Occupational Classification

NOTE:

The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.

33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

Maintain order and protect life and property by enforcing local, tribal, State, or Federal laws and ordinances. Perform a combination of the following duties: patrol a specific area; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts.

Illustrative examples: Border Patrol Officer, Motorcycle Police, State Trooper, Park Police

Broad Occupation: 33-3050 Police Officers
Minor Group: 33-3000 Law Enforcement Workers
Major Group: 33-0000 Protective Service Occupations

List of SOC Major Groups
SOC User Guide



Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010

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