If I have a bachelor's degree in criminal justice, can I become a Maryland State Trooper?

If I have a bachelor's degree in criminal justice, can I become a Maryland State Trooper? What kind of salary can I expect? Is it a fun job? I'm a senior in high school right now and I'm in really good physical condition and I have a clean record. Plus I can speak Bengali, Spanish, French, and Japanese. I'm also joining the Marine Corps Reserves as an officer after college.

Asked By: uma b - 10/27/2007
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Why not go to the Maryland State Police web site and and look at the job duties and qualifications section. There is a bunch of information. As long as you have all of the qualifications you say... With a degree they would love to have you.... Any good agency would.
Answered By: Dog Lover - 10/27/2007
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Sure, most police want at least a 2 year degree if not even a bachelors, but you should also maybe set your sights even higher if you are going into this field, be an investigator, a detective, etc. I would think being a state trooper would be pretty boring myself, but that's just me. They make decent money but... More
Answered By: The Scorpion - 10/27/2007
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