Career Questions tagged Law Enforcement

What is the most rewarding part of being a correctional officer?

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Active Dec 04 at 05:19 PM

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Posted by Sabina V.’s Avatar Sabina V.
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Mr. Ernst Constant III | Either fall or grow! Dear Sabina V,The most rewarding thing in being a Correctional Officer ...

What skills are necessary for a correctional officer?

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Active Dec 03 at 06:25 PM

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Posted by Sabina V.’s Avatar Sabina V.
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Gary Stevens | -- Afternoon Sabina,The first step to becoming a correctional officer is to ...

What background experience do you need for a correctional officer?

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Active Dec 04 at 05:10 PM

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Posted by Sabina V.’s Avatar Sabina V.
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Mr. Ernst Constant III | Either fall or grow! Dear Sabina V,It's always good to get you feet wet with ...

How can I prepare and learn more about the FBI?

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Active Nov 16 at 02:04 PM

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Posted by Andrew D.’s Avatar Andrew D.
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Sheila Jordan, PMP | Senior Technical Project Manager at AT&T Hello Andrew:  I researched and here are a few websites from the ...
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi again!I don't know the answer to this question. However, I ...

Do I need Training to be a Detective, If so where do i get it?

I want to be a detective in the NYPD, for the Special Victims Division. The detectives in this division typically investigate crimes involving sexual assault or victims of non-sexual crimes who require specialist handling such as the very young, the very elderly, or the disabled....

#law-enforcement #criminal-justice

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Active Oct 19 at 04:13 PM

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Posted by Galicia P.’s Avatar Galicia P.
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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education The short answer is no, you don't need any external training ...

Do I have to go to the military for I can be able to detective?

I wondering if going to the military will help my chances into becoming a detective.Since, to be a detective you have to become a police officer first....

#law-enforcement

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Gary Stevens’s Avatar
Active Oct 17 at 05:46 PM

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Posted by Galicia P.’s Avatar Galicia P.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Galicia,Going into the military will help you get a job as ...
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Occasionally police depts. will accept applicants with medical conditions, but they ...

Is it better to go to college to be a cop or not?

If you want to be a cop is it better to go to college? #college #police #law-enforcement...

#police-officer

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Active Sep 10 at 06:14 PM

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Posted by Jordan P.’s Avatar Jordan P.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Jordan,An increasing number of departments are requiring college, usually 60 hrs ...

Where is the best college to go to for being a Police officer?

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Active Nov 27 at 07:27 PM

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Posted by Joey B.’s Avatar Joey B.
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Brandon Peebler | Team Manager -- Honestly you don't really need a college degree to be a ...
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Gary Stevens | Probation & Parole at Vermont Department of Corrections Morning Shayleigh!What a question, not as easy to answer as one ...

Is the forensic science department very competitive?

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Active Jul 27 at 12:04 PM

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Posted by Angelina W.’s Avatar Angelina W.
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Jordan Graves | Digital Forensic Examiner at Aurora PD, Forensic Examiner ... Anecdotally speaking, I can say forensics is very competitive right now, ...

How did you know you wanted to become in law enforcement? What drove you?

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Active May 25 at 12:20 AM

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Posted by Steven G.’s Avatar Steven G.
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Stanley Friedman | Retired Captain at Federal Reserve Bank of San ... My case is unique. I was a college professor at Ohio ...

In what ways could I better prepare for law enforcement or fire academy?

I am preparing to go into both police and fire academy (one after the other). I have a degree in Criminology and have taken fire science courses at my college. I attend a weekly workout program through a local agency. Do you have any other suggestions on ways to prepare or different subjects to...

#law-enforcement #police #firefighting #career #academy #advice #police-academy #fire-academy

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Brad Johnson’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Jun 04 at 07:27 PM

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Posted by Cheyenne P.’s Avatar Cheyenne P.
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Brad Johnson | Reserve Police Officer at Fort Worth Police Department It looks like the best option for you is to locate ...

How do you handle conflict surrounding the job?

I am in the application process for a couple of different law enforcement agencies. I still live at home and have family members who are current or retired law enforcement. I have tried being open about the process and how it will work after I graduate from academy, but there is no way I'm...

#law-enforcement #police #advice #police-academy #criminal-justice #law #conflict

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Active May 26 at 04:42 AM

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Posted by Cheyenne P.’s Avatar Cheyenne P.
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Robert Noriega | Lieutenant (ret.) at San Jose State University Police ... Hi Cheyenne,Congratulations on taking the first steps toward a very rewarding ...

What jobs could you get with a Criminal Justice degree?

I would like to know because I want to join in the field of Criminal Justice field. #criminal-justice #law #law-enforcement...

#career

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Active May 17 at 08:05 PM

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Posted by nayeli G.’s Avatar nayeli G.
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John Fitzpatrick With a criminal justice degree you can go into law enforcement ...

How competitive are college homeland security programs?

The security of our nation is extremely important to me, and I am interested in studying homeland security in college. I get good grades, so I likely wont have too much trouble being accepted into a school. But I have heard that some degree programs are more competitive than others for...

#law-enforcement #programs #government #competition #homeland-security #security

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Active Jul 30 at 02:36 AM

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Posted by Anastazia R.’s Avatar Anastazia R.

How to manage stress, work/life balance of being a Prosecutor?

I’ve heard being a Prosecutor you will be very stressed and you need to have time management skills and balance your work/life. But how do you do it? #law #criminal-justice #law-enforcement #lawyer...

#prosecutor

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Active Apr 25 at 09:37 PM

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Posted by Camille L.’s Avatar Camille L.
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Jeanette Roch | Associate General Counsel at American General Life Insurance ... Camille, to manage the demands of work and personal life you ...

Hardships to expect being transgender in the workplace?

I'm considering a career in #law-enforcement but I'm nervous that being #transgender or #lgbtqa will effect my chances at getting a decent job within this field. Is there anything I should know...

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Active Apr 18 at 12:48 AM

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Posted by Sierra I.’s Avatar Sierra I.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Sierra,As you probably know, law enforcement, like the military, tends to ...

How do I get qualified for law enforcement?

Senior in high school and interesting in law enforcement. #police #law-enforcement #detective...

#criminal-justice

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Brett Quilter’s Avatar Thomas Bak’s Avatar
Active Sep 26 at 08:02 PM

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Posted by Derek B.’s Avatar Derek B.
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Brett Quilter | Police First and Foremost is to think about your personal decisions as ...

What college is best for a criminal justice degree?

I was wondering what college is best for a criminal justice degree to became a police officer or any field for federal law or state law #law #criminal-justice #law-enforcement...

#forensics

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Active Jul 30 at 03:38 AM

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Posted by Carlos G.’s Avatar Carlos G.

Is it worth it to get a Master's in Law Enforcement?

I'm currently attending Western Illinois University. About a quarter of the entire student body are Law Enforcement majors. I feel like a lot of the professors are pushing students to get a Master's Degree in Law Enforcement. How beneficial do you think this would be? #masters-degree...

#law-enforcement #police #college-major #leja

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Kevin Carr’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Ann Gianoglio Burk, MBA’s Avatar
Active Nov 13 at 01:57 AM

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Posted by Kailey K.’s Avatar Kailey K.
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Kevin Carr | Police Application Specialist at City of Plano Police ... A Masters Degree may be worth it to some people, others ...

What does an aspiring cop have to look forward to in the coming years?

With public relations and police seemingly at odds, what does someone aspiring to join the force have to look forward to? It seems like the swinging pendulum is going fast and faster between liking the police and hating them. The pendulum swing is normal over time, but due to the 24-hour news...

#law-enforcement #criminal-justice #police

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Active Mar 26 at 01:41 AM

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Posted by Kailey K.’s Avatar Kailey K.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Kailey,That question probably covers a whole semester's course! The situation between ...
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist or construction, engineering, garbage collectors, politics, law? I think perhaps you ...

what is the suggested education for special victims detective?

Education recommended like major. Specific requirements needed to be a detective aside from education. #detective #law-enforcement #special-victims #law #majors...

#college-majors

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Jeanette Roch’s Avatar Jeanette Roch’s Avatar Brian Casanova’s Avatar
Active Sep 20 at 06:40 PM

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Posted by MaryJane G.’s Avatar MaryJane G.
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Jeanette Roch | Associate General Counsel at American General Life Insurance ... Using the search "international non-profit utilizing music and musicians" on the ...

Does being a CSI mean you'll constantly be called in to work at any time of the day?

I want to be CSI but I don't want to a workaholic . Plus, I plan to have a family in the future, and I don;t want my job to interfere with the quality time I'll have with my family. #csi #law-enforcement #police-and-law-enforcement...

#forensic-science

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Active May 29 at 06:35 PM

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Posted by Mariela G.’s Avatar Mariela G.
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Joaquin Jimenez | Drug, Alcohol, & Toxicology Units Just like any other job, there will be certain expectations that ...

As a criminal profiler, do you get fulfillment and joy from your job?

I am interested in pursuing a career in criminal profiling, however I know the burnout rates in a job such as this could be high. I have spent a lot of time researching this profession, but I wasn't able to find many answers about the emotional aspect of it. And the little exposure I have had...

#burnout #criminal-justice #law-enforcement #criminalprofiling #criminology

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Active Sep 26 at 06:11 PM

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Posted by Megan C.’s Avatar Megan C.
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David George | Psychic Detective at David George Psychic/Medium Megan, get the book: Special Agent (My life on the Front ...

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