Careers in State, County, and City Police Forces

Careers in State, County, and City Police Forces

by Dean Miller




Sheriffs, police officers, and state troopers-these men and women are committed to upholding the law and protecting and serving their communities. From stopping speeding motorists to protecting citizens from criminals, state, county, and city law-enforcement officers have many responsibilities and serve a vital function in society. Those who are interested in becoming a police officer or support personnel in a police department need look no further than Careen in State. County, and City Police forces for all the information they need, from how to apply for a job to how much money they will make in the various positions available.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781627124263
Publisher: Cavendish Square
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Law and Order Jobs
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: Making the World a Better Place 6

1 What is Takes: Applying for a Job in Law Enforcement 13

2 At the Academy 32

3 The Big Picture: How Law Enforcement Agencies are Organized 46

4 On the Job 60

5 Salary and Benefits 76

Glossary 87

Notes 88

Further Information 90

Bibliography 91

Index 92

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