How to become a police officer?
What kind of credentials do you need to become a police officer in Pennsylvania? I'm majoring in criminal justice at a university and am thinking of either being a cop or a forensics investigator. I'm not totally sure yet though. Thanks art, I want to be active. I can't stand sitting around in an office all day. What type of jobs can I get that involve moving around with a CJ bachelors degree?
Asked By: nic b - 10/9/2007
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Most forensics investigators are sworn law enforcement officers that started out in uniform and worked their way up to an investigator position. Some of the larger agencies do hire civilians to collect evidence, etc. but not ot investigate... More
Answered By: squeet3 - 10/9/2007
Additional Answers (4)
Your on the right path. Get your degree, it will help now and later. The best thing you can do is stay out of trouble... More
Answered By: art v - 10/9/2007
It generally comprises of written test, medical test and interview. You should run daily and practice doing as many pushups and situps as you can. Then you need to contact a cop whom you see around. He can tell you much better about the rest of the details.
Answered By: CrazyDelicious - 10/9/2007
first you go to preschool then you go to kindergarten,first-eight(grammar school), ninth-twelth(high school)graduate then go to college for 2-10 more years then you can get a degree in criminal justice and jion the police team another way to become a police officer is to jion the witness protection program
Answered By: Kikey W - 10/9/2007
Good start, you'll still need go through training at academy usual 6 months long...an investigator is position you earn i don't know if you can set directly into it.. i think up work your way up? start in fingerprinting first...
Answered By: caveman - 10/9/2007
& Clerical Work Listed Near You Apply!
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Legitimate Survey for CASH.Extra Money for You.Join Here!
Over 471 Local Jobs Available. Hiring Now – Apply Today!
Other Career Questions
What jobs are there in the business field that are night jobs? Places and job titles please. Im have a BA in Business Admin and looking for a night job, already have a morning/day job.
Enumerate these jobs Say, patent application writting. patent application writing. In a company, what jobs are needed to keep confidential?
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.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
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
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.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.