Career Outlook for Transit and Railroad Police

Also known as:  Railroad Detective, Railroad Police Officer, Track Patrol, Transit Authority Police, Transit Police Officer
The overall job outlook for Transit or Railroad Police careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 23.21 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 3.87 percent per year. Demand for Transit and Railroad Police is expected to go up, with an expected 960 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 3.39 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Transit and Railroad Police in the following states
Texas 660
California 290
Illinois 280
Pennsylvania 230
New Jersey 200
Missouri 150
Florida 130
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Transit and Railroad Police
Indiana 40
Louisiana 40
Oregon 40
Massachusetts 50
Tennessee 50
Maryland 70
Oklahoma 90