Do I need to go thru 9 month training to become a peace officer?
I talked to my County Investigator today and he told me I can be a cop with only my Bachelors' and passing the State Peace Officer Examination. If I do not have a Bachelor's then I NEED to go thru training. Is this true?
Asked By: Jadis D - 3/23/2009
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I've never heard that before... for any department... More
Answered By: Officer Waffle - 3/23/2009
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I think he is pulling your leg (joking). A bachelor's Degree is not required to be hired as a police officer. If you meet the requirements for the department you are interested in and are hired, you must go through the POST, Police Officer Standards and Training (academy), then of course on-the-job training as a rookie... More
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