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The Everything Guide to Careers in Law Enforcement: A Complete Handbook to an Exciting and Rewarding Life of Service


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There is no more challenging and rewarding career than law enforcement, but so few know where to start in order to break into this exciting field. Written by a seasoned law enforcement professional, The Everything Guide to Careers in Law Enforcement will help you navigate the application, hiring, and training process. This unique comprehensive handbook covers all aspects of job options available--from local and state police to National Park Rangers and Homeland Security officers. Inside, you'll find: Candidate requirementsDesired qualities and education for applicantsWhere and how to apply to different agenciesThe future of law enforcement in the twenty-first centuryIf you're curious about this rewarding yet unsung field, The Everything Guide to Careers in Law Enforcement is the accessible and essential guide you need to get started on your way to a fulfilling career

Paul D. Bagley is a justice of the peace at Quorum for New Hampshire and serves as a commissioner with the district court system. He maintains affiliations with a number of veteran's organizations. He served in the United States Air Force Medical Corps and is a graduate of the New Hampshire Police Academy. In his career, Paul has performed as a police dispatcher, police officer, and police prosecutor with a 93 percent conviction record.

Table of Contents

Overview of law enforcement in the United States — Benefits of a career in law enforcement — Police agencies — Primary federal enforcement agencies — Candidate requirements for the career field — Strengths to help you get the job — Preparing to apply — Finding the agency for you — The interview process — Oral boards — The testing process — Initial training — In-service training : becoming better at your job — Protecting the home front — Keeping the agency honorable — Comparing agencies — Twenty-first century careers — Appendix A : where to apply for law enforcement careers — Appendix B : basic recruitment requirements by state — Appendix C : general physical fitness requirements — Appendix D : primary federal agencies — Appendix E : study materials for applicants.

Product Details

Adams Media
Business & Economics : Careers - General
Bagley, Paul D.
Paul D. Bagley
Careers - General
Vocational Guidance
Law Enforcement
Law enforcement -- Vocational guidance.
Careers-Specific Jobs
Sociology - General
Publication Date:
December 2008

Related Subjects

Business » Careers
Business » Human Resource Management
Education » General
History and Social Science » Crime » Enforcement and Investigation

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