Correctional officers are responsible for those who are awaiting trial or serving time in jail or prison. They supervise inmates and report on their conduct, and inspect facilities and inmates to ensure safety standards are met. Bailiffs keep order in a courtroom and are responsible for handling evidence and documents related to the trial. They also escort judges, jurors, witnesses and prisoners to keep them safe. The median salary for correctional officers and bailiffs is $45,300 a year.