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How to Get Into the Police Academy

PoliceLink's interactive Police Academy Directory will provide you with the information you need to start your law enforcement career. Learn your state's requirements for being accepted into the police academy and get contact information for a police academy near you. Don't forget to read through PoliceLink's exclusive guide, 10 Steps to Joining the Force, for insights on how to move to the top of the hiring list at any police department.

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Departments Hiring Police Officers in June


Departments around the country are looking for the best qualified law enforcement officers to join the Thin Blue Line. Find your next job by browsing these featured jobs collected for you by PoliceLink staff. Need to customize your search by location or keyword? Start your own local search now.

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