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5 Tips for Becoming a Detective

5 Tips for Becoming a Detective

Andrew Hawks

Work Hard

If you are a patrol officer, chances are you and your peers are all working towards making detective. I was told once by a mentor that was much older and wiser than I am, that the best thing that I could do to get promoted was to simply do the best job in the position I was currently in. That makes sense to me now. Be the hardest worker on your shift, don’t complain, get along with people, and learn communication skills. Employers want hard working, dedicated, good spirited troops

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