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My significant other is training to be a cop

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 My boyfriend is currently training to become a cop. I was wondering once he finishes the academy and works as a police officer for awhile are their other opportunities for him in law enforcement. For example besides patrolling the streets can he become a dectective or maybe be a police officer in the airports etc. I was just curios about other law enforwment opportunities he has available to him once he finishes the academy!

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 There are some missing variables to your post. What is the size of the department he is joining? Do they have specialzed units (K9, SWAT, Detective Bureau, etc.)? Does he have any special skills that would give him an advantage over others? 


As a general rule, most departments will require a certain period of time on the job prior to moving him into one of the specialized jobs. He would have to be patient and "pay his dues" first. 


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WOW...... Another hit and run poster.  Sounds much like the other one strangely enough.

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Skoolcop...right on...seems like we have all the worry warts...here,  what happened to the days where you supported each other through the good , bad and  tough times looks like society is ill prepared for the profession...


patrol and then where ever it leads...they want to come out of the academy in a suit!!

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The biggest thing I'm seeing is that no one is doing any research.  It seems all they see is the apply button, click it, and then dream of being like the people on tv.

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Well my friends that is the new generation -- they want it now (entitled to it).. They forget you have to be a private before you can become a sergeant... work your way up - the time you spend working (walking) up the ladder actually benefits you in the long run -- the things you learn and skills you develop prepare you for the next rung - the next level. 


Ever notice how most departments have requirements to test for sergeant you have to be a patrolman for maybe 3-5 years... there is a reason for that -- duh -- learn / experience different situations so you are better prepared when you sew on those stripes.  You have a responsibilty to your troops and your department - learn now so you can fulfill that responsibility.

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ssu459 says ...



**Snipped**. Wouldn't we all like to be Capt. or K-9 handler or Lt. in chagre of an E.R.U. team upon graduation from the academy..



Nope. Some of us are just happy to be road grunts. As far as a K9, I have asked repeatedly to be on the K9 Team. Each time I ask, my cats tell me no. 


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ssu459 says ...



**Snipped**. Wouldn't we all like to be Capt. or K-9 handler or Lt. in chagre of an E.R.U. team upon graduation from the academy..



Nope. Some of us are just happy to be road grunts. As far as a K9, I have asked repeatedly to be on the K9 Team. Each time I ask, my cats tell me no. 



Same here, I'd be more than happy to just stay road (just gotta get hired first ).  In fact, I'll do you one even better; everyone one says that most rookies will unfortunately start on nights...I don't see this as a bad thing.  I've done ride alongs on both days and nights and seriously enjoyed nights more.  I know one of the down sides to nights is it gets in the way for family time, but I'm single so it works out.  Though motorcycle cop might be nice.

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OH GOOD LORD - Maybe upon graduation, he should become Chief because he won't get shot or hit by a car sitting behind a desk

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Lol SkoolCop....... Never a dull moment with you.


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Lol SkoolCop....... Never a dull moment with you.



My sincere apologies to Chiefs everywhere..... lol

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 sorry about that previous double post, computer was running slow.  It's fixed now.

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It is a sad day when everyone is entitled to whatever they want. I'm a "youngin", only 27 years old, but I do not feel entitled to anything. I have had to work hard for everything I've done, and I am proud to say I have worked for what I now have. I can point back to my raising, to my parents, who instilled in me a great work ethic. I group up in a family that taught me to work for everything and never take the easy way out.


I didn't post this to brag on myself, but just to shed light that there are people out there that are the opposite. And I am happy to say I have an awesome and beautiful wife who supports me!