How hard is it to become a female police officer?
I've had a dream of becoming a police officer for quite a while now, although I'm a female and obviously it's a male dominant job, but how hard is it to become a "female" police officer? How fit do you need to be? Is there a height restrictions? Any advice will be appreciated!!! I graduate from college March 2012, so I still got awhile to go... just looking for some opinions/advice... Thanks. xoxo
Asked By: ✿Sweetie✿ - 6/3/2011
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The other guys are mostly right. I've been a cop for 25 years in Texas. You have to meet the same requirements as the men for whatever department you are applying for. Each department's standards can vary. If you can't meet one you may be able to meet another. They won't say it publicly but women are still... More
Answered By: Tim - 6/3/2011
Additional Answers (2)
It is, by federal law, no more difficult for a female to become a police officer than it is for a man.
Answered By: Alan Cook - 6/3/2011
It should be easier than it would for a man. Women don't have as tough standards to meet.
Answered By: Billy Bob - 6/3/2011
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