Becoming a Police Officer
The Uprising Job Of The Future
Skills and Training Needed To Become a Police Officer...
Education requirements range from a high school diploma to a college, or higher, degree.
Police must graduate from their agency’s training academy before completing a period of on-the-job training.
Candidates must be U.S. citizens, usually at least 21, and able to meet physical and personal qualifications.
Police cars are dsigned to go very fast to catch people speeding, preforming crimes, ect.
The police station is the office or headquarters of the local police force.
The duty of a Police officer is to prevent crime, and keep the public safe.
- Police officers are expected to know how to protect their community and the people in it
- Enforce laws
- Respond to emergency and non-emergency calls
- Patrol assigned areas
- Conduct traffic stops and issue citations
- Obtain warrants and arrest suspects
- Write detailed reports and fill out forms
- Prepare cases and testify in court
Job Opportunities and Pay
- Police force
- Private security
- Federal Government
- State Government
- Median Salary
- $56,980 per year
- Estimated Per Hour pay
- $27.40 per hour