Provide social services to assist in rehabilitation of law offenders in custody or on probation or parole.
The career path with the most action is debatable. Most Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) would argue their job has that distinction. A formal educational program and licensing are required so that EMTs are ready to help people in high intensity moments.
A career in Corrections is not for everyone, but is very well paying for those with the strength of character to enforce the rules and maintain control of those incarcerated. The position requires a high school degree in most situations. With the criminal justice system always looking for new employees, this field will provide many opportunities.