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Definition the system of law enforcement, involving police, lawyers, courts, and corrections, used for all stages of criminal proceedings and punishment.
Job Descriptions Know and uphold local, state, and federal laws Patrol assigned area known as a beat Respond to dispatcher calls Perform investigations based on intuition and sound judgment Provide help to citizens in both emergency and non-emergency circumstances Provide first aid and/or request medical assistance when necessary Help citizens with complaints or questions by investigating or directing to applicable authority Be able to use police equipment capably Keep record of activities in a legible and succinct manner Testify in court Gather and record evidence Produce verbal and written reports Interview suspects, witnesses, and victims Investigate a wide array of crimes, domestic disputes, accidents, illegal drug activity, etc. Make arrests and/or transport to local jail facilities
Job Qualification Applicants must be at least 20 1/2 years old and must be less than 45 years old. Secondly, applicants must have completed 12 hours of college credit and have maintained at least a “C” average. Third, all applicants must be United States citizens at the time of application.
Career Salary 1-4 years: $38,471 per year 5-9 years: $45,359 per year 10-19 years: $55,585 per year 20+ years: $68,740 per year
Top Three Colleges Paul Quinn College Dallas TX Prairie View A & M University Prairie View TX Remington College – Dallas Campus Garland TX
Three Interesting Facts The police are on the front line of the criminal justice system. The United States has nearly 12 million crimes committed every year. There are approximately 1,000,000 police officers in the United States (the highest in the World).
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