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Step 4: Pick an Agency and Meet the Recruiter

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Step 4: Pick an Agency and Meet the Recruiter

You’ve done some research and are interested in finding out more – a lot more. Now it’s time to talk with recruiters! Though it can be nerve-racking, just remember that you are under NO OBLIGATION when talking with a recruiter. However, you must be prepared and on your best behavior. Your first meeting with a recruiter has the potential for making or breaking the rest of the application process.



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    cotywayne5

    over 1 year ago

    4 Comments

    Many agencies consider it a turn OFF if you are to verbalize your "dreams" as it seems unrealistic to them. Saying "I want to be in swat!" Makes it seem like you don't want to so anything else but shoot people.

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    lemmonw

    over 3 years ago

    464 Comments

    Great advice

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    MILITAR25

    almost 4 years ago

    2 Comments

    A mi me gustaría ser policía en eeuu pero lo veo difícil: soy de España,solo tengo el certificado de escolaridad y no se ingles.....ya me apuntado a una academia de ingles..algo es algo,y bueno soy militar no se si es una ventaja.

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    terminator0821

    over 4 years ago

    2 Comments

    i want to become a cop i just graduated highschool and ive always wanted to protect and serve

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    LEOSTUDENT

    over 4 years ago

    8 Comments

    Thank you for the sound advice.

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    Garlandsog94

    over 4 years ago

    2 Comments

    I'm starting over in a new state, town, city, county, i just want to do what i always wanted to.

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    JEFFORAM

    over 4 years ago

    2 Comments

    How do I meet a recruiter?

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    lakimberlyn86

    over 4 years ago

    2 Comments

    Thank you for this article. It is very helpful and I now know what to expect and expected of me.

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    LaurenHp1984

    over 4 years ago

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    My name is Lauren. I would love to meet with the recruiter to talk about my passion for the law. I am very committed and I would appreciate the chance to show you my enthusiasm

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    LaurenHp1984

    over 4 years ago

    4 Comments

    hello

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    benningboy04

    over 4 years ago

    14 Comments

    normally the cutoff age is about 36 through 39. However I have seen in California people up to age 53 in the academy. They actually made a LA sheriff dept academy video you can watch. I do know that for the state police in Indiana you have to be younger than 40 by the first day of appointment which is after you graduate the rigorous 6 month academy and begin your field training.

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    scorpiokiss

    over 4 years ago

    92 Comments

    i have a question for anyone in the LEO field, are there certain cutoff limits such as age if you want to become an LEO? for example is 42 or 43 considered to be too old to begin in the law enforcement field?
    any response would be greatly appreciated and i found the above information very helpful and useful.

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    diegoq3636

    over 4 years ago

    4 Comments

    is there a # i can call to talk to someone about this?

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    diegoq3636

    over 4 years ago

    4 Comments

    hey can anyone help me i trying to become a cop what do i need?

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    PATIENCE21

    over 4 years ago

    24 Comments

    I JUST WANT TO BE SUCCESSFUL

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