Being a police

Manuel Garcia

police education and training

High school diploma or equivalent at minimum; some agencies require postsecondary education. High school diploma or equivalent at minimum; some agencies require postsecondary education

salary

$47,985 per year.

police duties

  • Gives information to pedestrians and motorists; Checks for any law violations; Writes citations; directs traffic and escorts convoys.
  • Watches for suspicious cars, curfew violators and wanted persons; make arrests for violations of laws and ordinances.

police Occupation Description

Maintain order and protect life and property by enforcing local, tribal, State, or Federal laws and ordinances. Perform a combination of the following duties: patrol a specific area; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts.

High school

In high school you could go take computer classes.

colleges

  1. Chicago Police Education and Training Division- 1300 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL

  2. Suburban Law Enforcement Academy-

    425 22nd St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137