Is it easy to be a cop in NJ with a 4 year degree in hand?

The more I think about it, the more I want to be a homicide detective. I will soon have a Bachelors degree from West Virginia University in Criminology and Investigations. I understand that I do need to be a patrol officer first and I was wondering if someone could give me some details as to how to go about looking for a police officer job. Also, will having my bachelors degree attribute to me being successful in landing a job?

Asked By: - 3/20/2010
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It is not necessarily easy to become a police officer with a 4 year degree. Many other things such as your background (illegal activities, credit, work history), how well you do on written tests, and your mental and physical fitness can also play a part in how "easy" it is. All else being equal, having a 4 year degree... More
Answered By: J.W. - 3/23/2010
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