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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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    27warelatrice

    almost 3 years ago

    2 Comments

    how can i get into one of the Academy

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    BeachAngel

    almost 3 years ago

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    ecop; there are certain areas that have an age limit, but others that you will be fine for. Just check out or go to your local station. There is a lot of information for you.

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    BeaBea21

    almost 3 years ago

    2 Comments

    I had passed the police written exam in the State of New Jersey. I have since then moved to Pennsylvania and was wondering if the exam that I had taken in NJ would be valid in PA. If not then what would I have to do to take the written exam for PA?

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    LawMan2011

    almost 3 years ago

    2 Comments

    Great article, gives a brief run down of what to expect at each agency, and what they offer you. Good quick match-up article.

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    StandingGal

    almost 3 years ago

    2 Comments

    Thanks for the info.

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    couponsx

    about 3 years ago

    14 Comments

    Ummmmm..... I wil be graduating with my bachelors in Criminal Justice by January of 2009 and I have a certificate as a Crime Scene Technician. This site is extremely useful and full of information. Hoepfully I will be out there fullfilling my dream of working in the criminal Jutice field very soon.
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    fairpunisher

    about 3 years ago

    6 Comments

    Good, informative article!

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    ronnann

    about 3 years ago

    32 Comments

    I guess it's never too late to learn about the law enforcement but I don't think I'd be able to be a good professional, not in this field. I graduated a law school but I intend to solve different judicial matter, Jonathan Dickstein and I think that says it all.

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    ecop

    about 3 years ago

    8 Comments

    I'm 37. I'm I too old to be a Police officer???
    I'm a personal trainer and I love helping people!!!

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    ecop

    about 3 years ago

    8 Comments

    I'm 37. I'm I too old to be a Police officer???
    I'm a personal trainer and I love helping people!!!

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    4arkvtcr3b

    about 3 years ago

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    This is a very important article!!!

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    lemmonw

    about 3 years ago

    464 Comments

    Great material for aspiring LEOs. Thanks.

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    Morium

    about 3 years ago

    12 Comments

    Can some one tell me,how i apply criminal justice from Bangladesh?

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    Morium

    about 3 years ago

    12 Comments

    I like this article and want to soon a good cop...ha...ha..

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    SStrauss

    over 3 years ago

    1234 Comments

    Nice review for aspiring LEOs.

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