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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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    ecop

    over 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

    over 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

    over 3 years ago

    0 Comments

    This is a very important article!!!

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    lemmonw

    almost 4 years ago

    464 Comments

    Great material for aspiring LEOs. Thanks.

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    Morium

    almost 4 years ago

    12 Comments

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

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    Morium

    almost 4 years ago

    12 Comments

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

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    Anonymous

    almost 4 years ago

    Nice review for aspiring LEOs.

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    Recondo99

    almost 4 years ago

    2810 Comments

    Good Article.

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    SimPD

    almost 4 years ago

    22 Comments

    John Jay.... Allday Baby !

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    sunlight564

    almost 4 years ago

    18 Comments

    I all ready started school of criminal justice.

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    benjamin22

    almost 4 years ago

    2 Comments

    I cant wait to start school for criminal justice.

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    sherrytank24

    about 4 years ago

    2 Comments

    When trying to get on as a police officer, what comes after the interview?

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    OlympicJoy

    about 4 years ago

    374 Comments

    lildezzy0 I am in that situation also. My advice would be to see if a department near you gives ride-alongs and go on one if they do. See if a department near you has an internship program. Visit a department's booth at the county or state fair. Talk to an officer. Read the articles on here. Make sure you are in shape. Read all the books on law enforcement you can find.

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    lildezzy0

    about 4 years ago

    2 Comments

    can someone em,ail me at lildezzy0@yahoo.com to tell me how can i start working with police while iam in high school please let me know what can i do too beable to have an starting of that career

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    Grassie64

    about 4 years ago

    2 Comments

    I am going tomorrow to talk to colleges about going back to get my bachelors in criminal justice!!

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