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Combat_boots_max50

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Posted almost 2 years ago

 

My greetings to everybody!


How beneficial would it be to obtain Private,Commercial,CFI1-2,External Load, NVG, Mountain, Turbine Engines ratings/qualifications prior to applying for a postion of a State Trooper (pretty much the whole deal of becoming a professional pilot, except for the large quantity of flight hours). That's an aditional skill set and I would imagine it would give you an extra leg during the selection process. For instance, there are not too many roads in Alaska, and many LEOs in remote locations must be proficient pilots in order to patrol their designated troop area in addition to ground POVs. However, it doesn't pertain only to Alaska, but more so in my case.


Does anybody have an insight of this scenario/ situation? How would a potential candidate with a professional 12-18 months of training, and an AAS degree in aviation, stack up against equally qualified candidate with a Master's degree in Political Science or Public Administration, or even CJ???


I think it's a good back-up plan and an additional practical training for those with a passion for flying and LE matters. Any input on this subject would be greatly appreciated!!!

Bronzestarribbon_max50

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Rate This | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

No, but I would call the Alaska State Trooper HQ and inquire of their recruiter because they have to fly pretty much everywhere. Good luck...

White_shirt_max50

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Rate This | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

Relax and take a deep breath. You may be over thinking this. Call agencies and axe.

Combat_boots_max50

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Rate This | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

Rgr. Working on it.


Thanks for the replies. Just going through different possible scenarios.