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Ten Steps to Joining the Force for Military Service Members

Ten Steps to Joining the Force for Military Service Members

PoliceLink and Military.com

As the competition for coveted law enforcement positions increases throughout the country, police and federal recruiters have the luxury of picking and choosing the absolute best and brightest individuals. More often than not, police chiefs, sheriffs, and recruiters are turning to military veterans to fill these positions as they staff the next wave of warriors in the war on crime.




PoliceLink and Military.com have joined forces to provide our members – both active duty and veterans alike – with this exclusive, comprehensive guide to prepare you for a transition from your military background to your new and exciting career as a civilian law enforcement officer.

Step 1: Choosing the Right Law Enforcement Career

Step 2: Transition Made Easy: Timeline & Checklist

Step 3: GI Bill

Step 4: Picking a Department

Step 5: Meeting a Recruiter

Step 6: Applying for the Job

Step 7: Exams

Step 8: Background Check

Step 9: Fitness

Step 10: Common Hurdles Faced by Veterans


Due to popular demand, the 10 Steps to Joining the Force – A Guide For Military Service Members is also available in this FREE downloadable ebook.



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