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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:

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    Morium

    over 3 years ago

    12 Comments

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

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    Morium

    over 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

    1256 Comments

    Nice review for aspiring LEOs.

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    Recondo99

    over 3 years ago

    2638 Comments

    Good Article.

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    SimPD

    over 3 years ago

    22 Comments

    John Jay.... Allday Baby !

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    sunlight564

    over 3 years ago

    18 Comments

    I all ready started school of criminal justice.

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    benjamin22

    over 3 years ago

    2 Comments

    I cant wait to start school for criminal justice.

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    sherrytank24

    over 3 years ago

    2 Comments

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

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    OlympicJoy

    over 3 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

    over 3 years ago

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    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

    over 3 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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    Ashurbanipal

    over 3 years ago

    74 Comments

    excellent article, I will look into all of these.

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    nicah

    over 3 years ago

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    Can anyone tell me the best way to prepare for testing and oral interviews? I am trying to get a position in a PD and have some interviews coming up. Want to be sure I am prepared. Not sure what to expect. Any info would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

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    Bearsfan83

    almost 4 years ago

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    I will be graduating with my Bachelors in Criminal Justice in 2012. How soon before or after should I start applying for a position? I am not picky as to where I work and will look in all of my surrounding towns for open positions.

    Thanks!
    Rob

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    NANCYT1979

    almost 4 years ago

    268 Comments

    Does anyone know where I can get my Master's in Criminal Justice? I am looking for a good school that offers this degree, currently I'm going for my MBA but I am looking for a more challenging school. Let me know please, BTW I reside in Chicago :)

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