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    Ten Common Ways to NOT Get Hired
    You don’t really want to be a cop, do you? Fighting crime, saving lives, big guns, fast cars, a cool uniform, hot calls; that stuff’s not for you. The hours are long, the gratitude is short-lived, and there may occasionally be people trying to kill you when you’re just trying to make a living and do a little good. Take some ...
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    Departments Hiring Police Officers in June

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    15 Tricky Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

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