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Pot Holes and Hub Caps
Pot Holes and Hub Caps
I was driving along in my cruiser recently and hit a pot hole. It was a new hole formed from recent rain. The pavement was still intact, it has just sunk a few inches. Because the pavement is there it is a deceptive hole that is hard to detect. It’s also right next to a storm drain grate in the...
How do you become a homicide detective?
How do you become a homicide detective?
Just curious if anyone could tell me what the typical process is to become a homicide detective. I am applying to several police departments, and my ultimate goal is to eventually become a homicide detective. I would assume it is very competitive, but is there testing for the job? Is there a standardized...
Law Enforcement And Your Family
How did your parents/family members, feel when you told them that you wanted to be in Law Enforcement, How did they react? Did they support you? When I told my parents that I wanted to be a Police Officer, they tried to talk me out of it, but now, they support me. Click here for answers from verified...
What was the police academy like for you?
I’m curious about what the police academy was like for you guys and gals. Especially city cops as this is where I heading, although I’d love to hear from county and state as well. One question for the city cops specifically…how long was the academy and were you required to live there...