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Hey everyone! My name is Brandy and I'm 29 y/o. Currently I am a RN in Mississippi, but my life long dream has been to be a LEO. I have 3 children that are so excited about my career change and since they're getting older and I'm not getting any younger I figured NOW is the time. The town I live in is small and resources are limited so any suggestions, advice, or input to point me in the right direction is more than welcome. Thanks in advance and God bless each of you! I am thrilled to see what the future holds for us!

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 Welcome from sunny south Florida:-) 

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Stay in nursing. Better money and job security. Welcome.

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Welcome aboard. What state are you trying to become an LEO in?  This might help some of the LEO's that work in your state to answer some of your questions.


Have ASP will travel.

Justice is the one thing you should always find, you gotta saddle up your boys you gotta draw a hard line.

When the gun smoke settles we'll sing a victory tune and we'll all meet back at the local saloon.

And we'll raise up our glasses against evil forces singing whiskey for my men beer for my horses.

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NYTRDT1, Thank you. Mississippi is where I am and want to check into, but have also considered Tennessee. So input on both would be great if anyone can help.

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Welcome to Police Link, Brandy!! Hello from Ohio!! Best wishes in your goals!!


You might start by checking with some local agencies that you may be interested in, and see what their requirements are. There are several folks here from both states that may be able to steer you in the right direction. Be patient in the process, though. It may take you some time.


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uncledennis1, thank you for your honesty. I'm sure you're right, but I feel like it's time for a change. I postponed my dream to raise my kids and now I'm ready to run with it. I have every intention on maintaining my RN license as well as becoming a LEO. It may be hard to juggle two uniforms, but I'm more than ready for the challenge.

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36TR, thank you and will do!

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KCecala, thank you!!

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Welcome to PL from California!

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Now a days almost every agency has a website. The websites list all requirements. If you feel your a possible hire call them up and see if they offer ride alongs ( great way to see just what your getting into). Start applying. 

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Welcome to Police Link from TN. Being an officer has changed over the past ten years. It's less about fighting crime and more about politics, pleasing the media, the race pimps, and mis-informed public. You can do you job, bust a major perp, and still get called on the carpet because someone Monday Quarter Backs the entire event. You have a career that pays well and less chance of your children being handed a folded flag while bag pipes play in the background. You need to weigh the impact the change will have on your family. I love police work, but hate that it's changed into a political forum. Police work is about helping people. As a nurse you can impact peoples lives in a different way. Both are long shifts and lots of paperwork.


Just remember a 40 hr week working the streets might be worthing airing 10 minutes on COPS. You're not just changing a job, you're changing a life style and commitment. Benifits and pay are being reduced in many agencies. Do your homework, talk to officers that work where you are thinking about working.


If you want info about Southwest Tennessee agencies message me, I'll try to steer you to the right people.

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I agree with uncledennis keep your Nursing job and join your local Dept as a Reserve Officer. You will still have the security of your career and the excitment and satisfaction of being involved in L.E. Good luck from MT in whatever you decide.


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Welcome to Policelink, from NC.


I say do the research into your new career path, then do what you think is best for you that fits into your personality, goals, and ambitions.


"Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives." - Ronald Reagan

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Thank you everyone for the welcomes, advice and input.

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Good morning and a hearty welcome to Police Link from Missouri.

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Good morning and welcome you might want to check this website out its called indeed jobs.com

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Welcime to PoliceLink from suburban Philadelphia.