If you are interested in crime and/or crime prevention and you have a clear sense of what’s right and wrong, you might consider becoming a Criminologist. You need to be extremely hard working, focused and detail orientated.
The Flying Squad Official provides a quick response to priority, serious and violent crimes in progress in an attempt to apprehend the suspect and to limit possible further danger to the victim.
A Forensic Technician may also be called a criminalist. They specialise in collecting physical evidence from crime scenes. Forensic Technicians work alongside forensic scientists in a laboratory.
A police officer is responsible for creating a safe and secure environment for all people in South Africa. As a member of the South African Police Service [SAPS] the police officer is directly involved in preventing, dealing with and investigating crime.
A Police Psychologists in the SAPS provide psychological assistance to personnel of the South African Police Service. They conduct workshops, do trauma debriefing and render counselling and psychotherapy.
If you can speak and read different languages well, you may consider becoming a Police Translator. Police Translators help police and other people in law enforcement by translating from one language to another.