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Parole Officer

Odds of Getting In

The odds of getting into this career are pretty good. Crime is one market that hasn't been hurt by the recession. In fact, more and more prisons are paroling offenders before their sentences are over because of overcrowding. Employment for probation and parole officers is expected to grow in the next decade. The space available in our prisons, unfortunately, is not.

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