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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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    TommyE

    about 5 years ago

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    I would like to become apart of the law enforcement agencecy and I am ready to start training.

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    chrisREED73

    about 5 years ago

    6 Comments

    i like to be a police officer if i had a ged are A deploma were i can fight crime and be the best ever that i can i wish i had the time and the money to do what is in future for me im the one that quite school and didnt graduate

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    jackelsq

    about 5 years ago

    2 Comments

    I want to help make a change in society. I appreciate the boys in blue help.

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    guarddog45

    over 5 years ago

    218 Comments

    I'd just like to be a part of law enforcement in some area where my age isn't the issue. Wanting to be involved in these type of careers as a mid-life choice while working on a CJ degree is a worthwhile ambition, which I am trying to accomplish. I will at least know after trying all my options that I gave it my best, but can't understand the age issue. I understand the physical aspects of course, and frankly, if I can't do that part of the job then I shouldn't be a LEO. This article helped to point out a few more law enforcement areas that I hadn't considered yet. Why can't there be older LEO's that could do all those jobs that require less physical aspects and free up the younger officers ? I am sure that there are plenty of paper pushing jobs, checking & interviewing people , and whatnot to go around that do not require you to scale a 6' fence, run 4+ miles, etc. Thanks for the information. GuardDog45

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    newson_88

    over 5 years ago

    4 Comments

    I would like to do local police or maybe even correctional work. It really just depends but I am definetly ready to get started I am currently a CJ student and am working closer to achieving my goal. Eventually, my goal is to do detective work.

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    marinefiend2010

    over 5 years ago

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    I'd like to be a federal agent !!! i have about a year left on my degree in criminal intelligence which is around the same time my enlistment is up in the marine corps! but i might stay in and make a lateral move to military police

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    julius21

    over 5 years ago

    14 Comments

    MY MAIN GOAL. AND I ASSURE YOU I WILL ACHIEVED IT.

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    Rein84

    over 5 years ago

    4 Comments

    I'm ready hope to be there soon

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    brittany_vittorio

    over 5 years ago

    18 Comments

    I am ready to join!!!

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    MHatcher

    over 5 years ago

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    Im Ready.

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    Anonymous

    over 5 years ago

    This is also one of my biggest goals right now. I am a CJ student, and much of this is covered in the 1101 class work... its good to know that what they are teaching us in the books is true to form.

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    blose373

    over 5 years ago

    22 Comments

    so do i

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    lulu01x

    over 5 years ago

    10 Comments

    I SOO WANNA BE A COP!!! I LOVE HELPING PEOPLE AND DOING GOOD THINGS AND DOING WHATS GOOD FOR EVERYONE AROUND HERE!!!

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    av_hjhs

    over 5 years ago

    2 Comments

    I would like to do campus law enforcement. It's very interesting to me.

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    mdr

    over 5 years ago

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    I'm highly appriciated police activities in USA.I want to strat the law enforcement actuvities.I belive dadecation,honesty,Sinceratity,dutyfulness and commitment that is a police officer can do. I'm ready to strat as a correction officer. I need to get better suggestion about this position.

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