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Step 3: Choose the Right Path

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Step 3: Choose the Right Path

There are limitless paths you can take within law enforcement, and they all start at the same place: the street. Your first few years should give you a good idea of the direction you want to take in your career. Do you want to stay on the street the whole time? Do you want to make sergeant, lieutenant, or even chief? Do you want to focus your talents on a specialized unit? Look at many of the options available to you here with:



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    cblansett

    9 months ago

    2 Comments

    I want to be a police officer

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    Shawn21636956

    over 2 years ago

    4 Comments

    I want to be a patrol

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    FTLA88

    almost 3 years ago

    4 Comments

    Great read, thanks!

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    lemmonw

    over 3 years ago

    464 Comments

    I hope to one day become a detective, can't wait to start my journey.

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    bobmalooga

    over 3 years ago

    2 Comments

    i am curently in school now pursueing a degree in criminal justice i am basically lost on where to go from here i have worked in corrections for a sheriffs dept and i want to pursue a careet in law enforcement where do i go after completing school?

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    OlympicJoy

    almost 4 years ago

    374 Comments

    This is a great resource for an aspiring LEO to have. Tahnks!

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    OlympicJoy

    almost 4 years ago

    374 Comments

    This is a great resource for an aspiring LEO to have. Tahnks!

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    capsman88

    almost 4 years ago

    2 Comments

    No one needs to know your goals on here.

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    rittert

    about 4 years ago

    6 Comments

    I have always wanted to be in law enforcement, but my true desire is to become a CSI. I am working on getting my Bach. now in CSI, so I will have the knowledge to pursur my dream. I keep putting applications in one right after another, but it just seems like someone out there either has more experience than I do, or no one wants to give me the chance to show what I am really made of and capable of doing.

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    1ELTIBURON

    about 4 years ago

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    would like to be a patrol or city cop any help please contact webusta@sbcglobal.net

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    Islandson1

    about 4 years ago

    6 Comments

    I have great aspirations in becoming a Police Officer and have the desire to become homicide investigator. Two more successful years in the US Army and it's time to put my training and experience to use.

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    usmc5185

    over 4 years ago

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    I would like to be either K-9 or SWAT. If I go SWAT I can put my Marine Corps training to use, but K-9 is another thing I would love to do. The department that I feel strongly I'll get does not have a SWAT team but it does have K-9. I guess I'll just have to play the cards I'm dealt.

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    cnafeder

    over 4 years ago

    4 Comments

    I want to be a Youth Service Officer

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    liferonnie91x

    over 4 years ago

    2 Comments

    i want to be an fbi agent

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    PATIENCE21

    over 4 years ago

    24 Comments

    I HAVE ALWAYS WANTED TO DO HELP PEOPLE.I TEND TO GIVE MORE THAN I RECIEVE

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