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Federal Law Enforcement Hiring: Your Complete Guide

Chris McConnell

There are over 88 federal agencies that have some sort of law enforcement or investigative unit. While you may be most familiar with the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and the U.S. Secret Service, there are tens and thousands more brave citizen that have made the commitment to protect and serve their department, agency, and country.

What all these careers share in common is a respect for the law and its citizens, but also the responsibility to successfully carry out the agency mission, whether that is protecting our wildlife as a Refuge Officer or the ensuring that foreign diplomats are safe while traveling in the United States on official business at the Diplomatic Service.

We will also be profiling the lesser known Uniform Division of the Secret Service and the in demand positions as a Correctional Officer with the Bureau of Prisons.

To succeed in these positions you will need to be in top physical shap and of course a steady hand. But most importantly, nearly all of these positions require a 4-year bachelor’s degree or an equal amount of life experience, preferably within law enforcement.

These careers have wonderful benefits and will enable you to continue to thrive in your career with continual trainings and education advancement.

Read on and find out more about Federal Law Enforcement Careers.

Police Officer at the Department of State Diplomatic Security

Correctional Officer at the Bureau of Prisons

Special Agent at the U.S. Secret Service Uniformed Division

Refuge Officer at the National Wildlife Refuge System

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    cconline

    11 days ago

    4 Comments

    Check out http://www.careercop.com if you are looking for a detailed guide to help you through the law enforcement hiring process and pass your oral board etc....

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    jesus10

    about 3 years ago

    4 Comments

    if any one can help me i just became a usa resident what can i do to start...i know i must be a citizen to work for the state but can i be a security and will that count for when i become a citizen and the be a cop?

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    Aramel

    about 3 years ago

    6 Comments

    I was reading an article about new Orleans personal injury lawyer a few days ago and I must tell you that you are right.There are many people who have more courage then those who made the commitment to protect and serve their department.

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    almost 4 years ago

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    almost 4 years ago

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    hillraschad

    over 4 years ago

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    heatherchernen

    about 5 years ago

    262 Comments

    Literate, assimilatable, good reading no matter your field of expertise or job interests. Easily
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    BillJ

    about 5 years ago

    264 Comments

    As usual the feds are the biggest age discriminator on the block. Every one of these positions is age discriminating.

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    Bigbubbasmom

    about 5 years ago

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    well, i am out of that BOX. I am nine years too old and am in range for fitness after loosing 200 lbs

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    Bigbubbasmom

    about 5 years ago

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    top "shape"/// Typo on ur part. caught it

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    Rkent007

    over 5 years ago

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    Great article... I accidentally hit thumbs down. Not intentional

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    Keebo_20

    over 5 years ago

    2 Comments

    Awesome site thanks for some positive feeds, Interesting beyond belief.!!

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    hansel00

    over 5 years ago

    6 Comments

    i just want it to know why do you have to take 4 years degree bachelor, i believe that if you have to is going and then when you are inside you can continue preparing yourself studying in college until ou get the 4 years degree, i was thinking that for you to be a Federal Agent, you have to be a regular police office and then you can apply for FBI

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    marvinbrown

    over 5 years ago

    2 Comments

    How much college do you need, and what courses would help me out? Would having prior experience as a Marine help me out in this branch of service? I am 21 years of age and am currently serving.

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    jimbiggers

    over 5 years ago

    2 Comments

    Can a 54 year old male, with piror military police experience and who is curruntly a security officer get into any police officer position???

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