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Hey Guys and Gals,


I just wanted to say first and foremost, thank you all for the helpful advice and tips. I finally got hired on with a Sheriff's Office and can't wait to start the academy in January. It took two years of applying to over 20 different agencies and being shot down by all of them.


I am not a very active member of PL by any means but the information I got from the website and you folks definitley helped me out. I can't wait to officially join your brotherhood once I graduate from the academy. It has been a lifelong dream and its so refreshing to have finally gotten hired somewhere.

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Congrats, and Good Luck to you on the next phase into your LE career! 


And don't feel too bad:  it took me almost a year and a half after graduating college back in '94 to land a sworn position with my first PD  (..nearly every agency in our state was on a hiring freeze back then --- just my luck..)  


P.S. Stay safe out there!

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Congrats and Best wishes.


Remember, Keep your eyes OPEN and your mouth SHUT!


Listen and learn.


Good Luck.


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Congratulations and good luck...

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 Good luck man. Congrats on the job. 

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 Good luck man. Congrats on the job. 

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 Congratulations I wish you the best of luck.  I love hearing these stories 

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Congratulations and best of luck to you.

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Congratulations. Please follow the advice I am going to give you. I have seen many attending the academy see the light at the end of the tunnel. They get a little cocky and generally the setting is a bar and they brag about being a police officer when in fact they are an academy attendee. This generally happens near the end. I know of a few that were dismissed with only a week to go. Keep the ego in check and don't be this person. I sincerely wish you a long, safe, rewarding career.

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Listen to uncledennis1, I've seen people kicked out of the academy on the afternoon of the last day, so close to the end that they were listed on the graduation forms for that night.

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Congrats !!!!! Now you can be a more active member, at least until the academy starts ! Lol


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wow, a dream realized. how wonderful. congratulations.

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I wish you the best of luck to you, and i hope that you stay safe.


“In honor, there is hope”

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uncledennis1 says ...



I know of a few that were dismissed with only a week to go.



Are you at liberty to discuss what would dq a candidate that late in the process?


CONGRATULATIONS OP!!  How exciting!


"And maybe just remind the few, if ill of us they speak, that we are all that stands between the monsters and the weak." Michael Marks

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abraaten says ...



uncledennis1 says ...



I know of a few that were dismissed with only a week to go.



Are you at liberty to discuss what would dq a candidate that late in the process?


CONGRATULATIONS OP!!  How exciting!



While you didn't ask me, the ones I knew that were dismised on the last day were caught cheating on the final.  The final was at noon on the last day with graduation scheduled for that evening.

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I know a lady that was going to graduate second in her academy class and approached several of the instructors and wanted to swap some fur for higher grades. She was dismissed the day of graduation. I always wondered what she told her husband. Many were dismissed drinking and passing themselves off as police officers. Generally a complaint or distrubance revealed this.

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abraaten says ...



uncledennis1 says ...



I know of a few that were dismissed with only a week to go.



Are you at liberty to discuss what would dq a candidate that late in the process?


CONGRATULATIONS OP!!  How exciting!



We had people wash out for failing exams.  We had a person wash out for cheating on an exam.  We had a person wash out because he allowed his pride and temper towards a fellow cadet to get the better of him and resorted to actions that were construed as racial.  He not only washed out but was fired from the agency that he had been hired with.  Other things that might wash you out may include not being able to adequately perform the physical or PT portions of the academy, lying or other conduct unbecoming.

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I do not understand why anyone would try to lie or cheat (intelectually or physically) their way through academy!


 


OP, keep your moral integrity in tact and stay focused on your goal! If you get a chance to break away from classes and studying, feel free to message me. I am going to the academy up here in frozen ND. Our classes start next week!


"And maybe just remind the few, if ill of us they speak, that we are all that stands between the monsters and the weak." Michael Marks

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Congratulations. It's your dream, go get it. If this is what you are meant to do, you will be fine.


"Live in such a way that those who know you but do not know God, will come to know God because they know you."

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keeneagle says ...



Congrats and Best wishes.


Remember, Keep your eyes OPEN and your mouth SHUT!


Listen and learn.


Good Luck.


Wow Kean, you just lay it right out there with such A--thor--it--y!  Kinda got me a little excited reading your post!


lol. Congrats KID, and take the LEO's advice!



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