Sandra Maciak Period 9
Hours/working schedule: At least 40 hours a week
Working locations: City, station, communities
Salary/Wage potentional: Avg. of $50,000 a year.
Step 1: Take Postsecondary Courses
Step 2: Pass Background Checks and Physical Exams
Step 3: Choose an Area of Specialty
Step 4: Complete Police Academy
- communication skills
- communicating with the public
- computer skills
- common sense
- a sense of humor
- a strong voice
- the ability to adapt.
Advancement Opportunities or Related Jobs
- From a police officer, you could potentially move up to be a sheriff, SWAT, CIA, private investigator, detective, and head of your department.
- Similar jobs include firefighter, paramedic, EMT, security guards, and correctional officers.