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Leon_1_month_max50

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Hi all, this might already be posted but maybe not.  I want to be an officer but I'm only 18.  I'm in the criminal justice degree program but I'm kinda stuck for awhile. What else should i do so i stay on the path to an officer?  I have some time before I'm 21.

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Welcome to PL. Click on the "Become A Cop" tab on this site. Keep your nose clean. Get a college degree and apply. In the mean time, do some ride alongs and see if this is something you really want to do in the forseeable future. 


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White_shirt_max50

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What Iowa said. Brush and floss your tooth daily.

Me_prone_max50

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 keep your nose clean and stay out of trouble!


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 Bump to all of the advice you have got here.  I would also suggest looking at getting some Business Administration as well.  Unless you're wanting to stay in the patrol car your entire career.  As I'm sure UncleDennis can tell you, if you want to get farther up in the chain of command you will need that.  Welcome to PL and best of luck to you.

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Stay out of trouble and dissociate yourself from any frinds you may have who trouble might follow...


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Bump above advice, and learn a foreign language, Spanish is a good one to learn for a LEO.

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One of the things that i did, and most areas have them is police explores and you can do that from the age of 14-21 so you would be good age wise, it will allow you to see what officers have to deal with every day, it will also give you the ability to network and that will help you when it is time to apply for police jobs at different depts. Like most havealready said stay out of trouble and make sure that your credit is good and pay your bills on time, they do check credit at most depts.


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