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Picking being in the military over being a cop?

What are advantages of being in the military over being a cop (I'm talking about a city cop)? Where would you rate the level of action that you'd see in comparison to each other (it's usually military and/or police that action movies revolve around and yes, I realize there's a difference between real life and the movies but obviously there is real life action as well). Is the sense of brotherhood more or less (since I'd gather the military is more of a 24/7 thing since many of them live on military posts and/or get deployed for a year at a time)?

Asked By: Brian - 7/18/2010
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The Military is a very good option. I was accepted to the Philadelphia Police academy, but joined the Army instead. In the army, the benefits are awesome. Free health care being the main one. The guy above said that police make much more than the military, and that is not true. Most police start out around 35k... More
Answered By: 07arcticwhiteGT - 7/18/2010
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Uhm, actually its harder to become a cop , because you have to have been in like colllege, good grades, and you have to get thru police academy, you also get paid like 330,000/a year, but You get paid more.. as for the military its more difficult you only get paid from around 100-200 [ Actually its based on your rank... More
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Answered By: Natural Water To Go - 7/18/2010
 
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