Career Questions tagged Law Enforcement

There are multiple different types of law enforcement careers. Police officers, support positions, FBI are the most popular, but there are much more.

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Natalie I. Jan 07

What is it like to be a k-9 police officer ?

how do you deal with the dog if he or she is not listening? What do you do to train your dog? #dogs #police-officer #law-enforcement #criminal-justice...


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Galicia P. Oct 17, 2018

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....

#criminal-justice #law-enforcement

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Jordan P. Sep 04, 2018

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...


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Joey B. Sep 04, 2018
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MaryJane G. Mar 13, 2018

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...


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Carlos G. Apr 11, 2018

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...


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Derek B. Apr 12, 2018

How do I get qualified for law enforcement?

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


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Anastazia R. Apr 22, 2018

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...

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

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Cheyenne P. May 21, 2018

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

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Cheyenne P. May 21, 2018

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...

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

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nayeli G. May 11, 2018

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...


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Camille L. Apr 22, 2018

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...


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Mahalet A. Jan 17, 2018

How do you become a Crime Scene Technician?

I have been trying to figure out the real steps to becoming part of the Criminal Justice area, but I would really like to focus on gathering evidence, investigation, etc. However, I do not want to go on the path of a patrol/police officer in order to obtain this job. Is there a path I can take...

#law-enforcement #criminology #csi #crime-scene-investigation #criminal-justice

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Victoria D. Jan 16, 2018

I will be majoring in Criminology in the fall. My career goal is to become a FBI profiler. After I graduate from college where would I apply next to reach my goal

I know I will need a lot of schooling to achieve my career goal. But I'm not sure how long or what I do after graduation since I haven't looked that far ahead. I would like to know what steps I am going to have to do to reach my goal. #criminology #criminal-justice #law-enforcement...


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Bryan T. Jan 16, 2018

Will joining the police force after college affect my job placement?

I'm in a music business program to hopefully work in a recording studio and run FOH audio for bands, and I'm curious if joining the police force right after school would affect my opportunities in these fields. #audio-engineering #production #music #law-enforcement #police...


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Regan O. Jan 16, 2018

Is wanting to become an FBI agent too unreasonable for someone who’s not a genius?

I want to work for the FBI but I’m not sure if it’s possible. #criminal-justice #criminology #law-enforcement...