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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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    Barbie1

    about 6 years ago

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    Can one wear makeup when u r a cop or do i have to look like a man.

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    zipper

    over 6 years ago

    534 Comments

    I'm 14 but this the carrer ive already got set out but im worried about my dight bit ive got 6 or 7 years to fix it

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    Cloe

    over 6 years ago

    2 Comments

    i have really been looking into ths, my news years resolotion is to not drink anymore and get into 2 top shape so by the time i can become a cop i will be in great physical and mental health. I just feel lost on where 2 start!

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    imhotep

    over 6 years ago

    2 Comments

    lets do it

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    Caleb_Hulet

    over 6 years ago

    6 Comments

    I still don't understand what I need to do to be ready????

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    sunday_2

    over 6 years ago

    16 Comments

    i am ready to join if i am giving the opportunity to be a cop member.

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    E_Haynes

    over 6 years ago

    334 Comments

    i will be going to the police academy soon and i cant wait to become a police officer.

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    SEIBOLD

    over 6 years ago

    2 Comments

    i am currently serving in the army's infantry and i'm deployed but when i get home and get out of the army i'm looking to join law enforcment i'm thinking highway state potral so if anyone has any info that would be helpful please e-mail it to me.

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    bud4122008

    over 6 years ago

    4 Comments

    I really like to become a cop i would like to serve the public

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    tommy0413

    over 6 years ago

    6 Comments

    i would like to inforce the law.

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    KELLYBLANCHARD

    over 6 years ago

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    I would like to know how i can become a crime scene investigator bacause i love to watch csi

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    jjbk718

    over 6 years ago

    12 Comments

    Ithink is a graet job i dont no any one that works here in manhaten but my cousin works in florida she a cop in she told me its hard work u have to have thick skin for that tipe of job me i no i could do it iam strong

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    dbentley2008

    over 6 years ago

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    Yea I feel ya there man. My dad used to work at the prison where I live and he was killed in a fight one night at work. I never thought that he would go to work one day just as happy as he could be because he loved his job and not be coming home to his family later that night. That's why I want to go into the Corrections field. 1) To follow in my father's footsteps and 2) If I'm going to die I want to die in the line of duty just like him. God Rest His Soul.....

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    MidMOCo

    over 6 years ago

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    I am a new officer in the Corrections field & I thoroughly enjoy it. We may be frowned upon by many but, it takes guts to walk back into the prisons of our country day after day knowing you have a 50/50 chance of coming out the same way you came in. Its not at all like the movies folks. Prison is a town behind a 12 foot fence topped with razor wire. It is our job to "try through time" to reform hardened criminals into productive citizens. Think about this profession seriously. Our family of uniformed officers are there to answer questions if your willing to ask.

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