Protective Services

Articles and Interviews about Protective Services

Protective services encompass the public and private sectors as policemen work for city, county, state, and federal governments and private detectives and security guards are hired by businesses and other organizations. People interested in these occupations need to have a high school diploma and, depending on the specific career path, pursue additional education, either technical or professional. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “employment of protective service occupations 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.” We interview professionals with a proven track record to provide useful information that will educate and empower others interested in protective services occupations.