The average salary for a Transit or Railroad Police is $59,521 per year.

$42,520 - $72,414
MEDIAN: $52,000

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Job Description for Transit or Railroad Police

A transit or railroad police officer works in the transportation industry, such as at a subway or train station. They control the premises to make sure that people are adhering to laws and that no crimes are occurring. If a crime is observed, the transit or railroad police officer must intervene to assess and control the situation. When there are disputes, the transit or railroad police officer may have to determine who is wrong and act accordingly. Sometimes, people have to be arrested and transported to holding cells or jail; when such incidents occur, the transit or railroad police officer creates reports that accurately and fully describe the situation. They may also have to write various reports relating to investigations, activities and statuses. It may be a part of the officer's job to develop and enact crime prevention plans as well.


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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 25%