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Step 7: Get Ready for the Academy

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Step 7: Get Ready for the Academy

Congratulations! You got hired and you’re off to the academy. There is a lot to do before you start. Here we’ll tell you about:

Police academy basics

How to get in shape

What to bring

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    Comadont

    over 2 years ago

    2 Comments

    were do i start ......

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    sgtwarne

    about 4 years ago

    22 Comments

    Great article!

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    malmon12

    about 4 years ago

    8 Comments

    good deal the info is great

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    FutureBlue11

    over 4 years ago

    26 Comments

    What are the age requirements for going into the Police Academy,in Wisconsin? Direct all replies to KWBrooks1791@aol.com

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    ucfknightsfan

    over 4 years ago

    118 Comments

    I only have one day left in the academy!! I agreed with ojidbs...the academic aspect can be as difficult as the physical aspect. I spent most of my nights and weekends studying, and really didn't spend much time with my friends and family the past 5 months. It's well worth it though.

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    ravinshy33

    over 4 years ago

    24 Comments

    im 38 when i finnish college ill be fourty.,am i to old and ive been smoking for years,is that going to be a prob.?

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    irishboyz69

    over 4 years ago

    2 Comments

    Does anyone know the cut-off age for entering the force?

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    nickbarkley

    over 4 years ago

    2 Comments

    I'm 20 and cannot wait to get in the academy. I am starting to get fit for it and I am attending a community college. I am in criminal justice and will be done in May of 2011 with my associates degree. I am debating on whether to go back for my bachelor's in CJ or my associates in business managment to fall back on just in case. If there is anyone out there with advice or see any problems with my plans I would appriciate the advice. I am looking to be part of a local sheriff's K-9 unit. Thanks

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    ag_nipi_ko

    over 4 years ago

    2 Comments

    If I am enter in the academy, are they paid me in the 4 - 6 months?

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    kjoelg88

    over 4 years ago

    4 Comments

    xthetruthx since you have to wait a few years, my advice would be get a criminal justice associates or bachelors degree from college. i know you've already taken crim jus classes in high school but your starting salary will be considerably higher with a work-related degree once you finally join. i'm 22 now, when i got outta high school at 18 i couldn't stand to wait either, but i took the next 4 years getting a college degree and am now more than ever ready to start my LE career. it keeps you at the top of your game, keeps you motivated toward your career goals, and best of all you get paid better in the long run. if school financing is a problem most departments will either aid you or pay in full your tuition to get a crim jus degree.

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    xthetruthx

    almost 5 years ago

    8 Comments

    hbg522, it feels like everywhere we go, there is always a dipshit trying to start things with people whan i asked a simple question it was 6 45 am have not been to sleep yet, so with a smart ass remark when i asked a simple question shows how much you do not have a life have a great day SIR!!! :)

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    hbg522

    almost 5 years ago

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    xthetruthx since you have a few years to wait, you might want to work on those grammar and punctuation skills.

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    xthetruthx

    almost 5 years ago

    8 Comments

    im 19 certifyed security i want to just get up and go i got a son and a fiance and i want to get this academy out of the way and start the career i always wanted i studied and studied and i been in criminal justice classes in high school and i graduated in 08 and im ready to do this but all i see is you have to be 21 you have to be 21 its really getting old and making me NOT want this anymore, why wait 2 years when im ready now,

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    JFULFORD

    almost 5 years ago

    24 Comments

    I AM ALL READY TO JOIN AND EXCITED TO GO.

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    akuruka

    almost 5 years ago

    20 Comments

    iam ready to to joined the force and the school too thank for your helpful

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