With many law enforcement professionals from the baby boomer generation now entering or approaching retirement, the next generation is being promoted into positions of leadership as the old guard retires.
If you want to pursue a career in law enforcement, you probably already know that there are a multitude of diverse job paths available, many in your own community.
Jillian Robards grew up in the San Francisco Bay area but discovered her passion for the field of law enforcement during an internship as a community center officer at UC San Diego.
Tom Bailey has worked in civilian law enforcement for more than 20 years.
Ryan Flick is a Lieutenant Watch Commander at the Department of Defense in Oceanside, California and a graduate of the Master of Science in Law Enforcement and Public Safety program at University of San Diego.