Does going into the police academy qualify you to be a police officer if you pass?

If I pass the academy what are the chances of getting a police officer job

Asked By: Joey Davis - 3/23/2011
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Your chances of hire will depend on your background and qualifications as well as the level of competition for the position in question...
Answered By: Citicop - 3/23/2011
Additional Answers (6)
You normally are not admitted to the academy unless there is a job available for you if you pass.
Answered By: brucec83 - 3/23/2011
If you pass, you should become a policeman... More
Answered By: Nancy B - 3/23/2011
learn to kiss DA a5s then most likely!
Answered By: toolfanvicarious - 3/23/2011
In my state there are a lot of academy graduates not working in law enforcement. Our state wide technical/community college system has the academy built right in to their Criminal Justice associate degree curriculums. Your success in securing a law enforcement position would be contingent on how well you do in the... More
Answered By: Steven Chase - 3/23/2011
Just because you complete and pass the police academy doesn't assure you a job anywhere. You'll still have to pass a background investigation and complete all the other applicants requirements and you'll be competing against other well qualified applicants. Good Luck.
Answered By: DN4CER - 3/23/2011
Passing the academy simply means you are qualified to be considered for a police job.
Answered By: I'm A Cop - 3/27/2011
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