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Step 1: Learn About the Law Enforcement Field

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Step 1: Learn About the Law Enforcement Field

Many people have a preconceived notion of law enforcement based on the sensational scenes shown on the news or at the movies. But what is it really like to be a street cop? Or a federal agent? Or a conservation officer? There are hundreds of career paths within law enforcement and all are done for the love of it – not for the promise of fortune or fame. Find out the basics about law enforcement here, including:

• Types of agencies: local police departments ...

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    FENIXANGEL56

    over 5 years ago

    42 Comments

    VERY NICE JOB YOU MAKE GUYS, I 'LL WILL LOVE TO BE THERE!!!

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    KevinC_09

    over 5 years ago

    18 Comments

    Nice information. Joinining the police is one of my biggest goals right now. It's something I would really like to do.

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    Luvbug20505

    over 5 years ago

    2 Comments

    How hard is it to get on the force with a felony on my record from when I was younger and stupid?

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    Yarimar1989

    over 5 years ago

    6 Comments

    I heard that it is very hard to get into police because of all the testing...they rule a lot of people out.

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    JuliaSimmons

    over 5 years ago

    2 Comments

    sounds fun

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    gillette

    over 5 years ago

    10 Comments

    my dad was good officer@ now he is d.c.@ now i would like to be one for my son he all i got.

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    Anonymous

    over 5 years ago

    i liked it clears a lot up and well i want to become a patrol officer before anything then maybe move into the FBI or something like that.

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    edwinbaoteng

    over 5 years ago

    4 Comments

    waana be like u one day

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    TanyaDan

    over 5 years ago

    236 Comments

    well, just gotta get started w the college!!

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    blackcd

    over 5 years ago

    72 Comments

    very informative. This solidifies my need and desire to become a trooper!

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    juanseverino

    almost 6 years ago

    4 Comments

    This article made me understand the positions better and its great help for many. I really love this website because there is many tips and examples on how to become a cop. I am going to a community college for criminal justice and hopefully soon I will be ready to take the test I need to get started. When I turn nine-teen I will definatley start my police acadamy and hopefully I do well.Thanks for the information. It was a great help

    Juan

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    Moisespa96

    almost 6 years ago

    58 Comments

    To go into the Law Enforcement Industry is one and my best GOAL in life,I have been for two years in this great country,no my questions is: What is the first step and the proper school to go.

    Thanks.

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    ATAVIA

    almost 6 years ago

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    IM AM OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL ATTENTING A CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSITUTUION SO WHATS MY NEXT STEP TO BECOMING A COP

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    CValencia

    almost 6 years ago

    10 Comments

    how can i star my career in law enforment. I'm alredy in hight school but i want to know whats the best way to get started. Can i take the test right now or how can i get ready for the test. if i take the test and keep on going to college how can i get started. please lead me trought this path.
    "thank you for your time"

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    kru81

    almost 6 years ago

    10 Comments

    That is a lot of great info. thanks for that. I can't wait, and i to hope that some day soon ill either be a cop or a SWAT officer.

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