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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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    luvthepolice

    over 2 years ago

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    also i like FBi and field work

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    luvthepolice

    over 2 years ago

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    i am turning 14 in 10 days and im in year 9 and we have to start to choose out years 10 subjects to help with our future jobs and i want to know what will have to study to become a police officer, then become a forensic scientist. i dont know whether to go to uni to do that or do it threw the police force. please help me

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    DRAYTO87

    over 2 years ago

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    I am 25 years of age, I have my Bachelors degree in Renewable Resources (Natural Resource Management), and I've applied for Natural Resources Police position in Maryland. I am inquiring on how long one of these agencies would take to get back to me. I am currently am finishing up on my second year of professional experience working for a few environmental companies. Through my experiences, I discovered I would definitely rather work for a Local or State Government agency than a few miscellaneous environmental firms that I noticed cared more about the next dollar instead of the environment, which they were supposedly a benefit to. Becoming a Police Officer has always been something in the back of my mind since I was young. I believe it would be the right career move at this point in my life because I feel I could tap into much of my potential, which up until this point has gone unutilized.

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    qusay

    over 2 years ago

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    if I have commited a misdemeanour in petty theft and I was granted a diverssion progarm and I finished it can I apply for police academy and become a cop?

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    AJ93

    over 2 years ago

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    I'm 18 years old, soon to be 19. I am interested in the FBI but is it possible to become a police officer for the 4 years until I am 23 to apply.? I am a student at the Culinary Institute of America where my dream was once to become a great chef. I have a daughter, and I want to see her. But the cooking career will take that chance away. I need help. I want to be a policeman and move to FBI. or SWAT

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    mikedayleo

    over 2 years ago

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    i am 21 in north carolina i have completed blet and am activley searching for jobs any who can help please do

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    freetheradio79

    over 2 years ago

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    I'm 33yr old male, who is highly interested in becoming a detective. I want to investigate crimes, cold case crimes, homicide etc. I have an AA degree. Would I need to complete academy training 1st?

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    redridinghood45701

    over 2 years ago

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    Hello, I'm a 28 year old women looking for a Career change. I've been a pastry chef for sometime and as much as love it, I feel that i could be doing so much more. If you could please point me in the right direction im highly interested in Narcotics unit. I would love to help clean up Ohio along with all those that are doing so already.

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    hello508

    over 2 years ago

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    i am 19 years old and am currently 1 year into my ba in criminal justice but i have been wondering if it is worth it to pay the 40,000+ in student loans it would take. Or if it would be more beneficial for me to try and get a job as a police officer than go back to shcool while working and get my aa degree inorder to open up more oppurtunities further down the road.

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    filemon_jg

    over 2 years ago

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    I am 18 years old and Im interested in becoming a police officer. Im currently researching what it takes to become one. I would appreciate if anyone can help me decide what community college classes i should be taking. please give me some feedback thanks.

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    Paularadhoward

    over 2 years ago

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    I am 49 years old prior two years active duty in the US NAVY. Just wondering if i go back to school and take a 2 yr. course in Criminal Justice if i would be eligeable to work in law enforcement or crime scene investigations in Tennessee.

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    DesireeD15

    over 2 years ago

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    If your family is pretty bad, can that really affect you?

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    pwhitecloud

    over 2 years ago

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    I am 57 and female, I just recently got my Master in mangement and criminal justice, I wonder if there is any hope for me getting started in police work, or am I considered to old? Thanks I would like your feedback.

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    pdaniels87

    over 2 years ago

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    would definitely like to know more information on what I need to do to become a police officer.

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    mj2013

    over 2 years ago

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    I've just turned 20 year's old, I'm highly interested in this career. Can anyone help me with viable steps to becoming an Officer of the law?

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