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10 Things You Need To Consider Before Becoming a Cop

10 Things You Need To Consider Before Becoming a Cop | Police officer | Scoop.it
Law enforcement careers are great, but you need to look before you leap. Make sure you know what you're getting into.
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Police Officer Courses and Classes

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Individuals searching for police officer course found the articles, information, and resources on this page helpful.
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San Jose Police Department-Recruiting

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Make a difference... Consider a career as a police officer. Join the San Jose Police Department for a career of opportunities.
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1. This article tells you a lot off the benefits you can get from being a cop you work for the government and can get extra days off higher pay medical insurane and much more.

2. it aslo tells you the pay in that certain area you get paid 30 dollors an hour during the adcamimy and more when you get out

3. Also you will get a very nice retirement plan when you do have to retire and paid vacation  officers are paid well and have good benefits and they deserve them for the work that they do

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Police Equipment: Standard Police Officer Gear | PoliceHow

Police Equipment: Standard Police Officer Gear | PoliceHow | Police officer | Scoop.it
Become familiar with the various types of police equipment and be prepared to understand how these items work, as well as their intended use.
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1. This article shows you what officers use daily. Many off these things are used to protect and sevire to there fulliest ability. They are most likily armed with the serive pistol and a shotgun incase there is a time they must take a life to save another

2. They are also armed with less leithal gear such as a tazer, peper sprey and a club

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Behind the Badge: The real dangers of police work are not what you think

Behind the Badge: The real dangers of police work are not what you think | Police officer | Scoop.it
Many people count the possibility of getting shot as the most significant danger a police officer faces. Officer-involved shootings appear to be on the rise, and there is no shortage of video footage on television or online showing shootouts between officers and criminals. But is that the most dangerous aspect of police work?
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1. This article has a lot of great information it tells you about the danger that many officers go through daily. This tells you many things that you would not expect to be a danger in this line of work

2.it says there are many other ways for a officer to get injuried other then getting shoot by a criminal. They can easily harm there self on accited from there equitment  and the heat can also play a manger role they have over 20 pounds off stuff on and most are not aloud to wear short sleeves or shorts

3.Plus there are many mental things that can go along with the job many officers have massive amounts of stress and that can affect there home life or even there physical well being

 

 

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Examines everyday police work and it's risks.

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Becoming a Police Officer: Risks | Education.com

Becoming a Police Officer: Risks | Education.com | Police officer | Scoop.it
Like with any other job, being a police officer comes with risks. Learn more about the risks that police officers have to endure.
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1. This article shows you the dangers that come along with the job such as physical injury, mentail proublms and many more things

2. It also tells you how many people deal with the above injurys and what will happen in your work life if you get one off those injurys

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What career opportunities are there with a Criminal Justice Degree

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1. This article shows many different things such as job placement and what fields are booming at the time and what will keep growing and that is very good so you can go to the right program

2. it also shows the degrees needed to get in to each field and that can be helpful depending on how many years off collage programs  you want to go through to uptain what you want

3.It also shows the diversity in the criminal justice system and that can range from a military police officer to a FBI agent and if you wanted you could work in a jail as a guard .

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Crime and Punishment in American History

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I choose this in my scoops for the reason that the punishment for crimes have changed so much over the years off this country. The history of this stuff is very important to understand why things are the way they are today

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National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund: Law Enforcement Facts

Information, news, updates, history, tributes to fallen and present law officers, online nominations for the Memorial and online search of the Memorial for names and photos of fallen law officers. Includes online catalogue of mementos and online donations.
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Police and Detectives : Occupational Outlook Handbook : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Police and Detectives : Occupational Outlook Handbook : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics | Police officer | Scoop.it
Police officers protect lives and property. Detectives and criminal investigators, who are sometimes called agents or special agents, gather facts and collect evidence of possible crimes.
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Requirements to join a police academy

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What are the academic and physical requirements needed before signing up for a police academy
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1. this article tells you what you need to get in to the police academy and that's a huge step to get become a officer you need 2 years off work, and a two year degree for a collage

2.You will spend 18 months at the academy and you do get paid for it the pay depends on what area off the country you go to the academy in it ranges from 20 to 30 dollars an hour during this time you will be trained in fire arms , tacital driving, close querters combat, and you must also learn the codes and laws that police officers have

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Brian Slack's curator insight, April 15, 2014 4:00 PM

this article is very informing on what you need to be able to do physically and all the other requirements that you have to complete before signing up for the academy.

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State Police: Jobs & Training: Job Opportunities: Become a State Trooper

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1.This article is about how to become a state trooper there are many things you need to get into this job you have to be the best officer around to get noticed and have to have a lot off work experance

2.There is a age limit to become a state trooper you must be between the ages of 21 to 60 to be able to join also you must have at least 60 collage creits to join

3.It also talks about the job training you have to go through training on top off the training you have had to become a cop such as more fire arm training, drill training and advanced drivers training.

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Attributes of a Police Officer- RBPF

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1. This article is about the sense of duty many officers have many cops work hard everyday to protect people and many of them take pride in that for me its a big reason why I want to do this I love having a sense of duty in my life

2.Police officers take a oath to protect and sevrie the community from the smallest proublems to the most dangerous  they put there lifes on the line everyday to protect us

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How to Become a S.W.A.T. Officer

How to Become a S.W.A.T. Officer | Police officer | Scoop.it
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1. This article is about how to become a swat officer, there are many requirements to get into this field off law enforcement

2. Some off the requirements are hard to complte you must go to extra schooling and have a lot off work experice to get in in other works you have to be very good at your job and deadicated to the force

3. It also tells you that you must be a team player to be in the swat they say this because a swat unit works as one and you must trust every member  to work in the swat

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Brian Slack's curator insight, April 15, 2014 3:48 PM

I thought this article was a very interesting. But i think that the main point is that it takes hard work and determination ti become a swat officer. this job is also very dangerous because your the primary attack force of the police.

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PATROOPER.com - Pennsylvania State Police Careers

PATROOPER.com - Pennsylvania State Police Careers | Police officer | Scoop.it
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1. This article tells you many things about the police adcanmany and if you want to be a cop you have to go through this for example it tells you that you must have atleast two years off work experance and a two year degree

2. it also tells you about what you will experance during your time there like drills classes and shooting\ fire arms training you need to stay there for 18 months to graduate and become a police officer

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Facts about Criminal Justice Degree Jobs, Salary, Education

Facts about Criminal Justice Degree Jobs, Salary, Education | Police officer | Scoop.it
Pursuing criminal justice degree jobs requires an assessment of career goals. The criminal justice system encompasses a variety of modalities. Selecting...
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1.This article shows a lot off information first it shows that there are many different jobs or fields in the criminal justice system That csn range from your everyday officer to a detective

2. It also talks about the different pay scales they have and beniefits witch can help you plan out certain things in live

3. This article tells you the different degrees that are needed to get in to each different field and how you can move up in each field that are involed in the criminal justice field.

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History of American Criminal Justice System - Anthem College Onlinethe

Criminal justice degree students at Anthem College Online learn the history and background of the field as well as theory, systems, and skills.
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This article shows you some off the history of the justice system whitch is a major reason I want to get in to this feild

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