Career Questions tagged Police

Can i be a police officer

#police #police-officer #criminal-justice do I have the qualification to be in the...

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Active Nov 28 at 02:23 AM

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Posted by Carlos A.’s Avatar Carlos A.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Carlos!Law enforcement is an interesting field, because, while all officers ...

What's the best thing about attending Boston University?

I'm thinking of going to Boston University in the future to study Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, but i'm still having doubts about my choice . What other Colleges or Universities are good for studying Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice that really focus on Law Enforcement and Criminal...

#detective #criminal-justice #police #law

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Active Oct 25 at 06:13 PM

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Posted by Galicia P.’s Avatar Galicia P.
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Jeanette Roch | Associate General Counsel at American General Life Insurance ... Hello Galicia.  I did some internet research and there are a ...
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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 for criminal justice for a cop or not?

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar Michelle Marotta’s Avatar
Active Nov 14 at 10:57 PM

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Posted by Edward R.’s Avatar Edward R.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Congratulations on being interested in finding the right career to follow.. ...

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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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Beate Connette’s Avatar
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 ...

What is the best degree to pursue for a career as a central intelligence agent or FBI agent?

#criminal justice/political science is consideration. #police officer #military...

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Active Aug 14 at 03:55 PM

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Posted by Tanner W.’s Avatar Tanner W.
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Rebecca Newman-Mahoney | Network Security Incident Response Analyst HI Tanner. Great question! This is a very exciting career options, ...

what can I do as a US resident waiting for citezenship?

Currently an immigrant high school graduate starting school at a city college soon. I would like to transfer to a state after and graduate in 2022. I will be getting residency that same year from my grandmother, I believe. My dream has always been to work for SFPD as the job interests me the...

#cop #police #citezenshiprequirements #immigration #criminal-justice #policeacademy

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Daniel Cardoza’s Avatar Michael Blanchette’s Avatar
Active Oct 21 at 06:06 PM

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Posted by Erasmo R.’s Avatar Erasmo R.
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Daniel Cardoza | Solutions Manager Having a bachelor's degree puts you in a good position. Ideally ...
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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 ...

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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Robert Noriega’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
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 ...

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 ...

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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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
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 ...

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...

#audio

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Phil Drain’s Avatar Miazor Ekom’s Avatar Arnel Duenas’s Avatar
Active May 22 at 12:17 AM

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Posted by Bryan T.’s Avatar Bryan T.
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Phil Drain | Principal Embedded Architect and Developer at Binary Technologies, ... Hello Bryan, early in your career any fundamental experience you gain ...

After college what does it take to become a police officer?

i am a student in high school and i am trying to figure out what it takes to be a #police #police-and-law-enforcement...

#law-enforcement

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Brad Johnson’s Avatar Thomas Williams, SCERS’s Avatar
Active Oct 06 at 05:10 PM

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Posted by liz M.’s Avatar liz M.
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Brad Johnson | Reserve Police Officer at Fort Worth Police Department You should check area law enforcement agencies in your area to ...

I want to know how to become one who investigates crime but also goes out into the field to do the arrest. What career should I pursue?

I'm asking because I'm in high school and would like to start taking the right classes I need to take #criminal-investigations #criminal-justice #police #law-enforcement...

#investigations

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Kevin Carr’s Avatar Jim Mcconnell’s Avatar Nicollette Bradford’s Avatar
Active Jun 26 at 12:24 PM

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Posted by Michael C.’s Avatar Michael C.
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Kevin Carr | Police Application Specialist at City of Plano Police ... Hey MichaelI don't believe there are any specific classes to take ...

Are Criminal Justice Summer Internships a thing? Should I seek one out?

I am asking because I plan to go into law enforcement. I want to know if these internships exist and if it is recommended I seek one out. Where do I even look? #law-enforcement #police #internships #police-and-law-enforcement #law-enforcement-internships...

#chicago-police

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George Poole’s Avatar Steve Brewton’s Avatar
Active Nov 26 '17 at 04:21 AM

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Posted by Katelyn S.’s Avatar Katelyn S.
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George Poole | Docent at McNay Museum of Modern Art Internships are generally set up through your university with a law ...

How do I become a police officer when I grow up

My whole I've been dreaming of being a police officer. What do I need to do to be one. How many years does it take to train and become a police officer. #police-and-law-enforcement #law-enforcement...

#police

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Prophetess Twila M. Brown MA, NCC’s Avatar Emily Seckler’s Avatar Shawn Braxton’s Avatar
Active May 03 at 05:19 PM

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Posted by joseph V.’s Avatar joseph V.
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Prophetess Twila M. Brown MA, NCC | Living God Ministries Most law enforcement agencies are requiring at least two years of ...

What is a cop?

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Brian Casanova’s Avatar Jessica Scott’s Avatar
Active Oct 12 at 11:36 PM

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Posted by samuel M.’s Avatar samuel M.
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Brian Casanova | Detective-Investigator Samuel, great question as the role of the cop is ever ...

i am an 8th grader , if i go to a military high school will i score higher to become a police officer ? Do i become a police officer faster ?

i really want to become a cop , the school is 40 minutes away from me , but if it helps me become a cop faster i will go. #help #career-guidance #law-enforcement #police...

#police-officer

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Kevin Carr’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Walter Williams’s Avatar Richard Mackey’s Avatar
Active Feb 14 at 05:54 PM

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Posted by Brenda R.’s Avatar Brenda R.
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Kevin Carr | Police Application Specialist at City of Plano Police ... BrendaOur department gives a Civil Service exam to all applicants. The ...

What steps do I take to become a police officer?

I want to become a police officer to help the people in my city stay safe.Whats the best way I can get there? I already know that I can go to school for criminal justice for 2 years.I also know that I will have to go to the police academy.Can you tell me where to start my journey?...

#police-officer #criminal-justice #police

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Active Mar 02 at 07:21 PM

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Posted by Dawanna L.’s Avatar Dawanna L.
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Chuck Martinez | Retired Airbrone Commando/Federal Law-Enforcement at Happpily & Actively ... I am a retired senior non-commission officer US Army and Federal ...

How do I become a police officer?

I want to become a police officer so I can help people in need and solve crime. How can i become a great police officer . What are the main duties of an officer. What is the best route to become a police officer? #police #police-officer #police-and-law-enforcement...

#police-academy

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Jessica Scott’s Avatar
Active Dec 10 '17 at 10:18 PM

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Posted by june W.’s Avatar june W.
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Jessica Scott | Student at University of Phoenix Greetings, the main duties of a law enforcement officer includes, but ...

What is the best way to become a detective?

I want to become a detective to help investigate and solve serious crimes. What is the best way to get there .To become a detective do someone work up to the career or start from college. What is the best route to become a detective? #detective #police #criminal-justice #criminal-law...

#criminal-investigations

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Active Dec 22 '17 at 10:21 PM

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Posted by june W.’s Avatar june W.
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Jessica Scott | Student at University of Phoenix Law enforcement professionals earn the honor of becoming a detective in ...

What is the most direct route to become a detective?

I want to become a detective to help investigate and solve serious crimes. What is the best way to get there? I know there are 2 year and 4 year criminal justice degrees. I have also heard experience in the police force is required first and you have to get promoted up to detective. What is...

#detective #criminal-justice #police

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Judy Han, LCSW’s Avatar
Active Oct 09 at 02:58 PM

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Posted by Stevie W.’s Avatar Stevie W.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Stevie, While most detectives start as police officers and work their ...

How much money does a police officer make?

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Charles Forbes’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:58 PM

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Posted by ridley J.’s Avatar ridley J.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Ridley, The salary of police officers varies greatly. You can expect ...

What's the process to becoming a police officer?

i need to know #police...

#career-details

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

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Posted by ridley J.’s Avatar ridley J.
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Sara Anderson | Environmental Scientist It depends on the state/municipality. Most police departments have an affiliated ...

Where do you go to school to be a policeman.

Because i would like to be a policeman....

#police

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Misty Miller’s Avatar Charles Forbes’s Avatar Genti Cici, CFP, CAIA, MBA’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active May 30 at 08:27 PM

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Posted by josiah L.’s Avatar josiah L.
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Misty Miller | CLG @ AT&T DirecTV My first question would be what kind of police do you ...

What degrees do you have to have in order to get started in law enforcement?

Law enforcement is a career I am interested in. I know I'm going to college so I need to know what degrees I would need to get started in law enforcement. #police #criminal-justice...

#law-enforcement

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Chris Dupree, CPP’s Avatar Robert Noriega’s Avatar Mike Martin’s Avatar Scott D. Leonard, Psy.D.’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:52 PM

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Posted by Trinity C.’s Avatar Trinity C.
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Chris Dupree, CPP | Security Professional There really is no college degree that will prepare you for ...

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