A Career as a Police Officer
The main responsibility of a police officer is to enforce the laws to protect people and their property. Students who are interested in pursuing a career as a police officer will understand the responsibilities of the job, the daily duties, the preparation required-starting in high school-and the personal qualifications necessary for performing the job at its highest level. Readers learn about the varied jobs in the field, the application process, and the physical and mental tests that are given to prospective cadets. This comprehensive book provides readers with sample exam questions, interviews with officers, and an overview of the possible jobs offered on the local, state, and federal levels. The final chapter of the book presents the benefits, risks, and future outlook of the career.
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GETTING THAT FIRST JOB AS A POLICE OFFICER
CAREERS IN LOCAL AND STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT
CAREERS IN FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT
THE BENEFITS RISKS AND FUTURE OUTLOOK OF THE CAREER
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