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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