What are the neccesary steps to become a police officer?

What credit is given for prior active duty military? What is the salary/benefits like? What is it like day to day? It would be big city with someone who has 10 yrs of active duty army Does anyway know if that counts towards pension the active duty military?

Asked By: kramer - 4/23/2007
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
First you must go to an Offical Police Academy. Either by your own payment or by get hired on by a city and have them pay for your training. Then once you graduate you will have field training where you ride along with a training officer. That officer has years of experience working in the field. Then once you are... More
Answered By: Amy R - 4/23/2007
Additional Answers (8)
Take classes on proper doughnut eating etticate
Answered By: Swede - 4/23/2007
A clean record... no domistic violence charges, ect. And taking Criminal Justice courses or serving time in the Military Police.
Answered By: sanasaadeh - 4/23/2007
why would you want to do that?
Answered By: crazywabbbit - 4/23/2007
Amy summed it up great. That's what happens. Salary benefits vary from dept to dept. Each day is different.
Answered By: woodyhou - 4/23/2007
This question needs some fine tuning, what type of police officer are we talking, state federal? If not federal...what city or state are we talking about. Are we talking in a big city, small town. Every area has there own requirements and i would suggest you go to the website or precinct of the one your... More
Answered By: huthut05 - 4/23/2007
To become a cop, you need to get certified (go through a poilce academy) in the state where you live/work. Some states will accept certification from other states... More
Answered By: Nat - 4/23/2007
Agencies have different requirements as to college education - some require a degree, some only require a HS diploma, some have requirements in between. No felonies... More
Answered By: Fred P - 4/23/2007
Apply, take the written test, then physical test consisting of a run and push-ups. Then if you pass the test and are in the top, the department will schedule an interview date with a hiring officer. The hiring officer will go over what is expected and have you fill out your background packet and take a b-pad test. Then... More
Answered By: ilovemytC - 4/24/2007
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Get Your Degree Online Sooner than You Think. Financial Aid Options
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-312