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Asked By: kramer - 4/23/2007
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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
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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.
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Answered By: woodyhou - 4/23/2007
 
This question needs some fine tuning, what type of police officer are we talking about...city, 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
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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
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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
 
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