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Step 10: Hit the Streets

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Step 10: Hit the Streets

You’ve finally been cut loose and your FTO is no longer breathing down your back. But you’re still a rookie. Here are some tips that will help you get through your first year:

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    sanch7rocker

    over 6 years ago

    2 Comments

    Im only 17 and looking into being a police officer when i get older. I never thought i would be into it! Thanx For the info!

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    Anthony2000

    over 6 years ago

    2 Comments

    i as a auxiliary police officer learn alot from this hints.

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    ctorres

    over 6 years ago

    2 Comments

    I was in the military for 4yrs and I got a lot of experience from being a bording patrol officer. The Guard got switched to Homeland Security and it was mostly carrying guns and looking over our back every 10 sec. I loved every second of it and if you consider me I promise to be just as promising to the force as i was to the GUARD.

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    bad_LT

    over 6 years ago

    2374 Comments

    This is good information for new officers

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    dewbre

    over 6 years ago

    2 Comments

    Well the reason why I want to become a cop, take drugs gangs, people who take advantage on robbing houses. My uncle was a cop so I would like to become one 2 . He saved alot of people, I would really like to help and pertected thxs Randy

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    tony1117

    over 6 years ago

    8 Comments

    I AM INTERESTING OF BEEN A POLICE OFFICER AND I HAVE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS
    AND I HAVE UNDERSTAND THE TERM OF BECOMING A POLICE OFFICER,I AM EVER
    REDADY TO BECOME AN OFFICER. BUT IF YOU CAN CONSIDER TO EMPLOY ME.

    MOREOVER TOO I AM A MEMBER OF THE
    POLICE SERVICE IN COUNTRY SO IF YOU CAN CONSIDER ME.

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    ejay718

    over 6 years ago

    4 Comments

    i am ready

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    wildboy8

    over 6 years ago

    4 Comments

    i would like to help them get kids off the streets.

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    rpd217

    over 6 years ago

    2 Comments

    Take my word...Put your car in park.
    Also SLOW DOWN. You need to get to hot calls as quick as you SAFELY can....you are no help if you dont make it there at all. I wrecked a car doing a U-Turn on a speeder when the road was wet...not worth it.

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    onefifty

    over 6 years ago

    80 Comments

    A word of advice to young aspiring candidates- maturity and objectivity will go a long way in this career. It is easy to get excited and tunnel vision during the job. Slow down, and think. Things can happen fast and I've seen many fellow cops turn safe situations into hot ones. It happens. Sounds very basic but you'll know what I mean when you hit the road. Good luck! Stay Safe-

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    pcso123

    over 6 years ago

    22 Comments

    I CAN DO IT SO FAST meaby

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    sunday_2

    over 6 years ago

    16 Comments

    i am happy with this, but i am yet to partake in all this.

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    qbert2008

    almost 7 years ago

    160 Comments

    Very good article, and unfortunatly I have done some of these wrong steps with some fellow officers of mine....I am sorry to those.

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    Rudyfender

    almost 7 years ago

    2 Comments

    I want to join already!

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    KELLYBLANCHARD

    almost 7 years ago

    8 Comments

    Ok thats alot to take in but i think i will be ready for everything in about a month after my youngest son turns one year old

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