How do you like being a police officer? (Women Officers please reply)?

I am thinking about apply for a police officer job, but I have a family and my husband job is on call. It would be very difficult to work a job with shift work. I am very interested in being a detective ,but I want to work 1st shift. I could sacrifice 1 year on different shifts, but I would not want my child to suffer because of my job.

Asked By: - 5/29/2009
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You cannot choose your shift even at the best of places until you have some seniority, often at least 5 years... More
Answered By: leslie S - 5/30/2009
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I am not a woman officer but I can offer some advice. Talk it over with your family. You won't be detective for at least 3-5 years, and that's if you show initiative, have a high conviction to arrest rate, and look good to the brass, so you can get that dream and put it on the back burner. As a rookie officer you... More
Answered By: Colt 45 - 5/29/2009
1. Make sure your record is completely clean... More
Answered By: Ellehcim517 - 5/29/2009
I'm a male officer. But Iove the job. However, this is not a job that you get to choose your shift. Actually you probably would be on the 3-11 shift or most likely the overnight shift for the first few years of you career. You would not get days for a long while. And in my department a woman officer tried playing the "... More
Answered By: James S - 5/29/2009
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