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A_Thrilled_Peach

Right, I have an interview with the chief this week. This is the final step aside from medical. Email said all final candidates aren’t competing with each other and we will get hired if we pass this step. I am trying really hard not to get ahead of myself, but I think I might get hired. Any tips to not fuck this up? Supposedly the interview is only 15 minutes. I’ve read up on the chief, listened to interviews they’ve done and know the department pretty well. I really don’t want to get ahead of myself but I can’t help but feel really good about my chances haha. Edit: I GOT THE CALL


Mikashuki

When I was still in the hiring process, I got some great advice about my final board interview. "It's a formality, just don't say some serial killer shit and you'll be fine." I feel like this advice is applicable to your situation. If HR said you're not in competition, sounds like you basically have the job. Now is the time for good first impressions though. Get a buddy to ask you police interview board questions for some prep. You got this!


A_Thrilled_Peach

I got the call!!


Mikashuki

Congratulations!!


A_Thrilled_Peach

Cool, thanks man. I feel good about it, I just don’t want to come off like I’ve got it in the bag. Interview day can’t come soon enough!


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A_Thrilled_Peach

Thanks for the tips! Good shout about the Peelian Principles. The chief has actually spoken at length about them in some webinars and in the policing plan that’s been put together since the chief’s hire. A friend of mine is helping me practice tomorrow so I think I should be well prepared!


A_Thrilled_Peach

I got the call exactly 30 minutes after my interview!


Fosterthepeople5353

It's been 4 months almost since I graduated the academy and I still haven't got on anywhere yet. One of our best cadets that broke several records just got on somewhere finally, but I'm still applying but getting no calls. Should I spread my reach across my state? Any advice or has anyone ever been in the same boat? Thanks and be safe out there.


WormtheAwesome

We do academy after we're hired here, so I was already on with a department. That being said I had applied to about every department in the state. First one to offer me the job was where I signed on. Now that I'm certified and have experience I can lateral to about anywhere. That's what is suggest. Apply everywhere. Get hired, get experience. Move to where you actually want to be.


Fosterthepeople5353

I appreciate the response man. I'm definitely extending my reach and I'm considering out of state as well. I've definitely heard from a few that it's about breaking in somewhere and then Makena name.


A_Thrilled_Peach

Where are you in the country? Colorado is hiring like crazy


Fosterthepeople5353

I've heard that.. Im in TN


A_Thrilled_Peach

I’m not hired yet, but I’d look across your state. Worst case scenario, maybe your cert transfers? I’m hoping to get hired by a department in a HCOL area but pay tops in 5 years at $105k so I think it’s pretty worthwhile.


A_Thrilled_Peach

How do I best celebrate getting the call? I’ve been applying off and on for 7 years and I am fucking EXCITED. I definitely cried a little bit. It’s been a long journey to this point and I’m so happy. The department is definitely one of the best in the state.


MeetingBark

First off congrats. I'd recommend hang out with a few friends but don't do anything stupid obviously.


PurpleHawthorn

I’m thinking about self-sponsoring myself through one of my state’s accredited part-time academies to become a Reserve LEO and am wondering what the general sentiment is toward Reserves these days. I realize that I’ll have to contact my local agencies directly for specific answers, but in general, are agencies willing to go through the trouble of bringing on non-paid officers? I’d imagine in these days of limited funding and resources, departments aren’t inclined to spend money on background investigations or allocate FTOs’ time for volunteers. FWIW, I’m mid-40s, retired military, current full-time Fed (non-LE) with a master’s degree, clean driving record, and clean background (active DOD security clearance with recent periodic reinvestigation) so I think I’d be a solid candidate. Upon finishing the part-time academy, I’d have the same exact training/certification as full-time academy grads. Should I go for it?


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PurpleHawthorn

Thanks! I really do think I'd enjoy moonlighting in LE.


DustyRusty058

What about a reserve program? Also I think there’s enough agencies hurting for people that you could get hired and paid throughout an academy.


PurpleHawthorn

Thanks for the response. I've googled the various agencies in my area and most seem to have Reserve units, but they want applicants who have already completed training, or are nearing the end of their training.


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PurpleHawthorn

Awesome, thanks for the input! I decided to go ahead and apply to the part-time academy. At the very least, I'll have a more thorough understanding of LE even if I don't get picked up by an agency. :)


NotQuiteDelaware

So, as I start my journey of applying to PD's again, I ask more out of curiosity than anything else: how much does corrections experience help? I work for the largest institution in my state by far, definitely think I can leverage the experience very well, and I know this question probably is a "well, it depends" answer, but I figured I'd ask anyways.


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NotQuiteDelaware

Oh yeah, there are definitely some here as well. Some dudes that work in my facility that are notorious for having issues because they're hot headed or just dumb. I don't think I am (or at least I hope I'm not haha) one of them.


What_are_you_a_cop

Corrections depends on what experiences you’ve gained from it, and what area you’re from and applying to. It’s a really complicated answer, feel free to PM me for a better and more in depth answer.


Donutslayer4137

I’m 22 and am currently deciding what path to go down job wise. One job I’ve always been interested is an investigator. I know you have to be an officer before hand and then moved up to the position. My concern is that amount of positions. If you become an officer how long it would take to move up? I’m sure depends on the department you apply for. But besides that is there any other hurdles to go through to get to that point? Any info or tips would help a ton


GetInMyMinivan

www.usajobs.gov Searches can be filtered by location, series, etc. Series 0083 is for Police. Series 1811 is for Criminal Investigators. Also look elsewhere in the [1800 series](https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/classifying-general-schedule-positions/standards/1800/1800A.pdf) (inspection, investigation & compliance). Those tend to reach the journeyman level at higher pay grades. - [GL pay scale](https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2021/law-enforcement-officer/) - [GS pay scale](https://www.federalpay.org/gs/2021) Keep in mind that there is nothing preventing you from applying to multiple jobs at multiple agencies simultaneously. Make sure you [maximize your score](https://youtu.be/jEh3c_-x7jc) on the [occupational questionnaire](https://federalresumeguide.com/understand-occupational-questionnaire-at-usajobs/) to ensure that the hiring manager sees your resume. > ...the questionnaire has likely been designed by an industrial-organizational psychologist to trick you into rating yourself poorly. Subtle techniques could steer you toward a lower score when in all honesty you could have done better. Once you get hired, you can transfer within your agency anywhere in the country (and sometimes abroad). The size of your agency will determine how much availability there will be in moving around. If you can’t get an LE job, look for other non-LE positions (mission support, technician, etc) in the agency. Getting in is the hard part, transferring/promoting up is easier. Already being in the agency will also allow you to learn the culture, and apply for internal-only vacancies.


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Everything80sFan

Did you reveal the info concerning the dispute or did it come up during your BI? That's my best guess for why they declined you, that you didn't reveal something that they had to dig up. For this go around, just be up front about every little thing you've ever done, even if it sounds insignificant. If you put it out in the open first, then there's nothing for them to dig up on you. As for dumb stuff, most places put emphasis on how long it's been and having a clean record in the time since (~5-10 years is a good buffer time). What have you done since that time to indicate that you're now an upstanding citizen and not likely to repeat said dumb stuff? Hope that helps and good luck to you!


Jgingras01

So I’m currently in my 3rd year of my bachelors in CJ and from what it looks like, I sh*t out of luck on jobs besides becoming a police officer. Don’t get me wrong, I would love to become one and actually plan to apply once I graduate but I just want to know what job can I REALISTICALLY get if I was not to join my local police department? I am also thinking about pursuing a minor before graduation in something like business.


homemadeammo42

Security? Did you not think about what job you wanted before choosing a degree?


Jgingras01

I did. But as most people in college, we change our minds on what we want to do for the rest of our lives.


homemadeammo42

Might be worth it to change your major


YellowShorts

I got a CJ degree. First job out of college was loss prevention. That could lead to regional/district LP managers which can make okay money. After that I worked for a PI company doing investigations on insurance claims. Did that for about 4 years Now I'm an SIU Investigator with an insurance company, doing more in-depth insurance fraud investigations. Each job liked my CJ degree.


Jgingras01

Did you need any extra certificates such as accounting or business? I couldn’t imagine landing a job in insurance fraud investigations w/o accounting experience is why. I have looked into the same job you’re actually working as but they all say they want accountant majors which makes me feel like I can’t apply. Any tips on how to get into SIU for an insurance company straight out of college? Also if you don’t mind, how much on average is the salary? I’d hate to be stuck below $50k but on the other hand, it’s a start.


YellowShorts

Nope, no extra certs needed and no accounting experience is needed. That would be more for an auditing or internal investigation job. But for me, it’s all reviewing medical records, obtaining claimant/witness statements, records searches, etc. Nothing to do with accounting. It is tough to get an siu job right out of college. Typically they hire claims adjusters to have claim handling and insurance experience, then move to SIU. Or like I did, do some investigations for a PI company, since some insurance companies or law firms would hire our firm to do their investigations. I’m currently making $65K but I’m the youngest person in the department. I’d imagine it’s easy to get to $100k after putting some time in. Also insurance companies have some insane benefits. My company contributes up to 11% of my salary to my 401K, I work 8am-4:00pm, and they provide plenty of opportunities for career advancement. They just paid for my courses to earn the Fraud Claim Law Specialist designation, just some courses on insurance fraud investigations and bad faith defense.


crudestsoup

Hey everybody, I’m in a fortunate position where I’m being offered from both of the departments I applied to. The city department is fairly small with under 100 sworn in officers but the pay is the best I’ve come across. My worry with this department is the lack speciality units and mobility outside of patrol work. I don’t mind being a patrol officer and I’m sure I’d love it but I’d like to get into a speciality unit after doing some years on the road. The county department pays considerably less around 10k~ or so. On the other hand they have their own academy which is more in-depth I’m guessing. I went on a ride along and I really liked the autonomy the officers had while on patrol. They also have a ton of speciality units with around 500 sworn officers. If anyone has worked for departments that mirror these can they give their insight on the pros and cons of both?


homemadeammo42

Assuming you can live off either wage, Id go with the County. Sounds like there is more opportunity to make it a career there, rather than just a job there. If you cannot live off of the County pay, then go city.


Steele17

Deputies have more fun🤷🏼‍♂️


ThrowawayLibidont

Please hang in with me here, want to add some context for I ask my questions. Around 6 years ago at the ripe age of 19 I was committed for a mental health evaluation and hold. I can go into detail, if necessary, but long story short I was taking 21 credit hours in college, working 2 jobs, and was the sole responder to my terminally ill grandparents. I broke down one night, made a concerning comment to a friend about "wanting all this bullshit to end" and they called campus security. I was given the option of a voluntary or involuntary commitment - knowing what an involuntary could do to my record, I chose voluntary. I was there from Thursday night to Monday morning, and the second I was able to meet with the psychiatrist doing rounds I was released within the hour. Following that, I was medicated for major depression and major axiety for a couple years. Fast forward to today and I've developed sustainable coping mechanisms and been off meds for several years, I'm back in school finishing my bachelor's, working full time, my boyfriend and I are thinking of getting married, life is great. In light of recent events, I've been very interested in joining law enforcement as an effort to help my community and hopefully create less space for "bad cops". I've been improving my physical fitness, keeping better tabs on local news and volunteering at local community events. All that being said... I'm not set on law enforcement yet. I finish my degree in about a year, I'm also strongly considering teaching. Obviously I'd like to know if I could even join the force with my history of both a voluntary admission and subsequent medical trearment of such. If it's any insight, I've bought firearms with no hold up on background checks, but I know how lenient those can be. I have zero criminal history (unless you count a speeding ticket from 5 years ago). So TL;DR - Can I join the force with my record? And, if so, what are the general steps to doing so?


Steele17

It probably isn’t an automatic disqualification for most agencies, but it will definitely be a hurdle you would have to explain in the background investigation. It would just depend on the agency. There’s no harm in just calling whatever agency you are interested in and asking if it would Elbe a dealbreaker either.


dPhax

What this guy said. As long as you can clearly articulate the circumstances around the incident and everything you’ve done since then, you have a good shot. The only issue I see is the meds. A lot of departments have a timeline concerning those. ie how long you’ve been off them. Where I live, its 5 years. Assuming the rest of your background and testing goes well.


Downing62

If you explain it in your interview as well as you explain it on Reddit I imagine you’ll be fine.


shrimpynut

What are my chances of getting hired in Washington State? I’m 22 years old going into my last year of college will be graduating this year with a bachelors. Never been arrested, pulled over and no drug use. Finance is pretty good, credit is great 790+ make all my payments every month. I live a pretty boring life so my background is squeaky clean. Only concern I have is my employment history. I’ve held two jobs, one was working at my family business for about a year during high school, and I’ve worked their on and off not on the books just helping out not ever really getting paid as it’s an obligation for me I’m just helping from stocking, cleaning, running errands, bank deposits, etc. My second job was during college in 2017-2018 as a usher for the season. Since than I have not held down any job besides helping with the family business when I go home for college and doing gig delivery jobs. I’ve never really had a need for a “real” job as my expense are relatively low as I have been more focused on my studies. I’m in Washington State where pretty much every PD is hiring so I’m not sure if my employment history will play a role or not as I have not actually been just sitting around all this time and have been going to college. But I’m not sure. I’m thinking of picking up a job maybe in the customer service field after Christmas to help bolster up my resume.


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When I was applying in college most PD's considered going to college a "full time job" for the purposes of the application. They understood college students are likely to work random short term jobs. Just list all of them on your PHQ and you should be fine.


PNW1802

USMC Officer set to EAS in 2023. Being from the PNW I’m looking at departments in WA state. Seems there is better pay/no income tax relative to OR/ID. However based on the recent reform and some of the news coming out of the state, I’m trying to determine what the future outlook is and if I’m better off looking somewhere like TX. Appreciate any insight from LEOs in WA/OR/ID.


Devil_Doge

If I had to rank choices between those three, it would be ID, OR, and finally WA. I made the move halfway across the country and now work in TX. Haven’t looked back.


PNW1802

Did you come from one of those states? Was TX competitive with your previous compensation/COL/etc?


homemadeammo42

Im an Oregon cop. Washington reforms mean I will never work there. They tie the hands of officers way too much. They pay well, but thats all they have going for them. Idaho is much better for policies and laws, but they pay like garbage. Housing there has exploded like everywhere else and its hard to afford. Oregon has a good balance as long as you stay out of Portland. That being said, it could easily go the way of Washington very easily. The correct answer is go to Texas.


PNW1802

Unfortunately, this confirms most my suspicions. Appreciate the gouge. Do you see yourself leaving Oregon at any point? Originally from a Portland suburb myself.


homemadeammo42

My wife is in school. When she finishes, I will evaluate where things are at. I will likely be moving to Texas.


DashMcNeg

I recently found out that the reason I was passed up on after passing poly, psych, oral board, etc, is it was "something in my background". They said they couldn't be specific but I don't have a reapply date as a result. I have no idea what in my background could have caused this, could any BI's or really anyone in LE share their thoughts on this and if this is going to prevent me from moving forward with any department?


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DashMcNeg

Gotcha, I mean in the sense of not having some major thing in my background like some serious or really any crime or just something that would be like obvious. I think it may have been an omitted job I had worked for like 2 days when I was 17. Went back over my PHQ and don’t see it listed there. Going over my self sponsor academy PHQ with a very fine tooth comb this time.


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Steele17

No agency will hire you without a driver’s license so I would start there.


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I’m in my final year of school before skill this summer. Almost every student in my class works for a department as a CSO. I do not, I work security in Minneapolis, dead center. That being said compared to my classmates I’m much easier to talk to, and get people to talk to me/engage with public since I’ve been doing it full time for 3 years. I’m missing a bit on the technical side but from what I’ve heard around me there is officers failing out of FTO due to lack of social skills. Should I be worried about not being a CSO or continue to work security building on my interviewing/people skills. To clarify, the security position is unarmed. I work in higher ED. And typically we act as a “pseudo” police force on the campus, because of the climate we aren’t really able to call the police a whole lot so typically deal with most calls ourselves.


Steele17

I guess I don’t know how things work in Minnesota. And I’m honestly not sure what a CSO even does, we don’t have them in Montana. But 95% of this job is talking to people. If you can show that you are good at it in the hiring process, an agency will pick you up eventually.


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Texan_Eagle

I think at this point a SSN and or pulse should suffice.


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Texan_Eagle

Oh yeah that would be like applying to K-Mart.


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Before Covid I was approached multiple times by MPD officers to work for them. I remember one said something about how I’d be good because I am Hispanic


TeamNoSleeps

Do you think Seattle is in the same boat? Looking at applying.


paulblart77

I work for a smaller city department. Pay is great and we top out in 3 years. I have only been here shy of 2 years but I work in a pretty peaceful area. I'm 25 and I enjoy going to work along with the fact that my department is only about 30 large and I know everyone I work with well along with the ease of getting time off etc. However, I find myself getting unmotivated. I neighbor a large city with a population of 300k and most of my LEO friends work there. Burnout does happen their and if I went there I'd take a pay cut. Most of our arrests where I work are for warrant pickups on failure to appear for traffic offenses. I could care less about that. And my department doesn't have a quota but they want us to make 80% of the avg stops on our shift for the month. My mind is always going back to that neighboring cities department. I've had some wild calls and I enjoy doing real shit. My coworkers all talk shit about the big city cops and they all think they do the Lord's work here but we don't get much at all. I'd rather use my skillet and refine my skills at the same time working in that larger area. Granted the risk and burnout is higher. But I didn't get into this because it's easy. On the other hand. I do enjoy the freedoms that come with a place like this. Any officers experience anything similar in switching smaller-larger department or vice versa? Feel free to DM me as well.


Steele17

I’m in a similar type agency looking to move to a bigger one also. Grass is always greener on the other side. Maybe sign up for some ride along with this bigger agency and see first hand if it would be a good fit for you?


paulblart77

Yeah I have done several with some buddies that work there. They still love it. It's nice having some down time where I'm currently at but I know if I go to the bigger place it's call to call to call.


dPhax

Sounds to me like you answered your own question. If you aren’t getting job satisfaction, change it up. You don’t wanna look back in 15 years and wonder what if. Just my two cents


International-Ad9672

Good day Sirs/Ma'am. Ive been in the process of completeing requirements ( driving exp etc ) for a LE career. However i havent been able to nail one particular aspect. Ive seen people who i never thought would be officers become one and other who i definitely thought would make good police officers didnt get the job. They asked them to get more "LIFE EXPERIENCE". I do not understand exactly what is really wanted. I have a bachelors in law from UK( recognized only as a simple bachelor in Canada. I have been doing concierge security past 4 years and am looking to sign up with the Reserves simply to make my application more competitive. No crim record and a citizen by birth, i speak 3 other languages other than english and can understand some persian and arabic. Needs more practice tho Kindly enlighten me.


Steele17

Reserves is a good track. Life experience mean anything. Join the military, get a job in a related field, do a reserve program, ride along, etc. I think generally it means they want someone a little older or at least more mature.


idk2103

Tattoo policies. I know they're different at every department, however the sentiment remains the same on all of them as far as offensive policies. I got out of the Marine Corps recently, and American Traditional tattoos are a common theme. And with that there's a noose tattoo that is popular and I got one without thinking it could be seen as an offensive tattoo. It's on my lower arm. I know a lot of LEO'S have military background and would understand there was obviously no bad intentions. So my question is is this something I should get covered up before attempting to apply, or am I overthinking this? Edit: Also a spiderweb on the elbow, following the same American Traditional style. And now the more I think about it the more I realize I've made dumb decisions limiting myself, but I had no problems with chain of command when I got these while I was in.


Topgun31596

A couple weeks after my first interview I was contacted by the detective for my references. I soon found out he called them right after our phone call then was contacted a couple days later to do a background. Keep in mind I was being frequently contacted by the detective and the sergeant. I handed in my background early September and haven’t heard anything since. Its a smaller department so I’m not sure if that has anything to do with it. I don’t know what to think of the situation any help? I’m in NJ not sure if that helps at all.


dPhax

I’m assuming you have his contact information. Send a polite, professional email inquiring as to the status of your background investigation.


Topgun31596

I’ll have to send one on Monday wasn’t sure if that was a good idea or not. I’ve always read that no news is good news and saw people saying to just let the detective do his job. But now that it’s been roughly 3 months I’m curious on what’s going on. Thanks for the help.


GOW_vSabertooth

So I have an interview at a maximum security prison. I've already had a phone interview, really them just asking about stuff on the application. What all should I ask at the interview outside the normal stuff for a regular interview and what questions might they ask.


Downing62

If it were me… Ask about benefits, pay, opportunities for advancement… Don’t be shy. If it’s a job you want, ask the important questions. If they don’t answer them, find somewhere else to apply.


GOW_vSabertooth

It's definitely not me dream job, I'd rather be a patrol officer but I'm not to my county's weight requirement and this job just got posted so figured might as well get my boots in the door. But at the same time I don't know how I feel working around rapists and killers


Sorcerizer

I cross posted this in r/askLE so if that's against the rules lmk and I'll delete this. ​ Background: I'm an assistant professor on the tenure line in social work. I have a PhD and a master's and a clinical practice and research background in trauma with military veterans and homeless folks. I'm 39 but have lifted/trained 4-6 days a week for probably 15 years and am not worried about physical fitness standards. I'm feeling bored and frustrated and miss actually helping people. Question: Do you think my skill set and experience would make me a desirable hiring candidate? I'd appreciate any thoughts or feedback, a reality check, etc. Thank you


Steele17

Some agencies do also have an upper age limit, but that is more of a federal or state level thing. I think most local agencies wouldn’t care too much. I went through the academy with a 62 year old man haha. I think your background would make you very desirable as a candidate. I would encourage you to research what life as an officer is like though. My guess is you’d probably be taking a pretty decent pay cut and be working worse worse than your current gig.


Sorcerizer

Thanks very much for your feedback. You are definitely right about the longer hours and pay cut, at least in the near term. I like a challenge though and I feel like time flies when I’m busy. I definitely need to explore the day to day more as you suggest. Thanks again!


AirGecko506

If you have a clean background, don’t use drugs and don’t have a history or current mental health issues. You should be a great candidate


Sorcerizer

>Not a(n) LEO / Unverified User Thanks for your feedback, I appreciate it. I have a very clean background except for some rare marijuana use in the last year...but seems like that is a DQ for my local dept even though it's legal in the state. Hopefully time will help with that if I do decide to move forward.


dPhax

CO here. It’s legal, but still requires 3 years clean before you can apply. That being said, one of the most important parts of policing is talking to people. Your background and experience would absolutely help.


Sorcerizer

Thanks for your feedback. That absolutely makes sense to me. Do you think it’s even worth talking with a recruiter at this point or a no go until the requisite time has passed?


dPhax

It can’t hurt. You’ll have to mention it anyways in your backgrounds. Plus they can give you an idea on what the agency’s specific timeline is regarding marijuana use.


Sorcerizer

That makes sense. Thanks again.


Little-miss-2w1

Where in Nunavut is an RCMP officer most likely to be deployed to? Are there a handful of detachments that are the more common stops to be sent to?


3stackshighsociety

I’ve been in the LE hiring process for about a year now. It’s been tough for me but the sticking point seems to be polygraphs. I’ve passed three so far and have failed 3 and obviously due to the nature of it I can’t seem to stay calm even when I’m telling the truth. Knowing that this voodoo box with the most arbitrary results decides whether or not I move on. Any Leo’s in this thread have tips on how to navigate this process? Thanks


DashMcNeg

I've recently applied to my state's trooper program. It has a 28 week live-in academy about 6 hours away from where I live which might tell you what state I'm in lol. Anyway, the academy begins March 12th, but I have a bit of an issue. My gf is due May 14th which is a Saturday. Would they let me go home for the birth of my daughter or am I pretty much screwed and either have to miss her birth or start a later academy? Edit March 21st


SaulKarath

I don’t know what state you’re in (TX maybe?) but I went to a tough state academy and they would let people off for important life events like the birth of a child. We just filmed class and you had to later sign that you watched the missed material.


DashMcNeg

It’s Florida, but okay that’s good to hear that they allowed for that at your academy. It may not even pan out with the troopers but I figure I should cover that base before I get there. Thanks.


Tatersaladftw

Passed my diplomatic security oral assessment last month and am going through my medical, BI,and TS. However, I had to get unexpected shoulder surgery and am currently recovering. Can anyone give me a rough estimate on how long a TS takes for someone who does not have reciprocity? Am I looking at 2 months, 5 months, etc? Have my BI next week with the investigator.


rweber07

Hi everyone. I am planning on applying for local departments in a year or so. If I am being honest, I am not a great test taker. Any tricks to help get through the academy and make things a little bit easier? It is also difficult to get any form of firearms training where I am because I can't own a firearm as of yet and most of the people I know don't drive theirs at the range so I will also be limited in firearms knowledge before I do any testing.


Richey25

I’m going to be pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice & a Crisis Intervention certification in Texas around Summer of 2022 and should be graduating the end of 2024. I’ll be making the move in the summer of 2022 as well. Even though I won’t be graduating until around 2024, would it be worth it to head down to one of the police departments and speak to the recruiters once I’m down there? Or is it gonna be too early to get anything started and it might be a waste of my time and their time?