Hi Crystal. I have a lot of friends who are cops and none of them actually went to college. However, it doesn't hurt to have that experience! It may help you get promoted into positions that others officers may not be eligible without the education. I would recommend checking out the police application online within your city or county limits to see what the requirements are.
This professional recommends the following next steps:
- Check out the application online in your city to see what the requirements are