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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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    copper22

    about 6 years ago

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    hi...im a 22 year old female that ha been working hard at getting into law enforcement for the past two years and just found out that i was going about it the hard way...i have just found out that there is a local police academy/college near me and im working on getting the money up to go....if anyone knows how to apply for grants and loans so that i can pay my bills while at the academy it would be great if u could inform me! criss_lover@yahoo.com thank you!

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    stronggirl4life

    about 6 years ago

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    i liked the info it was very helpful to me my name is precious and i wanna b a Crime scene investigator and if anyone out here can help me out it wold b very helpful im currently 14 years old but ill b 15 in june and i'm lookin 4 a summer job as a intern or lifeguard but not sure yet

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    NeverTooLate

    about 6 years ago

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    Excellent information. I thought I had already decided what branch of law enforcement I wanted to get into, but this just opened my eyes to the multitude of opportunities avaliable. Thanks for sharing it!

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    wayngrenguul

    about 6 years ago

    2 Comments

    I'm ready?

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    Anonymous

    about 6 years ago

    You should have something on dispatching

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    hotrodjay2013

    about 6 years ago

    10 Comments

    Could add prerequisites? maybe

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    kingston33

    about 6 years ago

    2 Comments

    I am very interested in going into law enforcement. I've looking around to see what areas there are to choose from. So I found this information to be very helpful.

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    lovellmims25

    about 6 years ago

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    hey all, i have been debating for the past couple of years about becoming a(n) LEO. if anyone has info on how to get started and where to get started please let me know, this is the career that GOD has planned out for me, i've tried everything else and nothing works. but if anyone has that info please email me at lovell_mims@yahoo.com. Thank u

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    platnumtrezure

    about 6 years ago

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    I have been wanting to get in this line of work for over 10 years now! I just need to know how to get started. I am truly ready!! :)

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    chaneal

    about 6 years ago

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    Hi, my name is Chaneal Gomez. I'm 24 and have a GED diploma. I have dreamed of being in law enforcement since I was very young. I'm very passionate about it, but have no clue what to do about it or where to start, or if I even qualify. So, anyone with some insight, feel free to share it with me. Thanks.

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    chavo93

    about 6 years ago

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    im ready

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    melody01

    about 6 years ago

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    My name is Melody Haynes . I am interested in becomeing a parole / probation officer or a speical victim detective. I have my high school Dipolma . I also have Criminal Justice credits from westwood college .I have been working as a security guard fro the past 2 years . If there is anyone who can help me complete my life long dream of becomeing a parole / probation officer . I will very much appreciate all the help i can get . Thank You .

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    Catwomen

    about 6 years ago

    2 Comments

    My name is Yvonne Becerra. I'am interesting of becoming an police officer,or a dispatcher person. i have my high school Diploma. i also have some college credits for the same reason of criminal Justice Adminstrative. But i would be glad that you could help me obtain my career goal. Thank you.

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    Eddie89

    about 6 years ago

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    My name is Edmund Burgess. I am Interested in becoming a police officer. I am currently 18 years old with a high school diploma and planning to enroll in school to study criminal justice and preparation to attend the cadet program. Would you have any additional suggestions in helping me prepare for this quest.


    Thank You for any help,

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    nicoel

    about 6 years ago

    2 Comments

    I WOULD TO BE A COP! BUT I DONT KNOW HOW TO START OUT.???
    EMAIL ME brittany_bnh2020@yahoo.com

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