High-Demand Careers: Your Future as a Police Officer, 1st Edition

  • Rachel Given-Wilson
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508187932
  • ISBN-13: 9781508187936
  • DDC: 363.2023
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released October 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Whether they are working on the streets in local communities or behind the scenes identifying fingerprints and investigating crimes, police officers play an essential role in society. Those who are interested in pursuing a career as a police officer can learn about the specific skills and training required for the profession, as well as reading first-hand accounts of police work from officers in different areas of the police force. In exploring how police work has changed over the decades, this informative volume gives readers the tools they need to take the first steps toward their future careers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What Does It Take to Be a Police Officer?.
2: Training to Become a Police Officer.
3: Uniformed and Patrol Officers.
4: Detectives and Criminal Investigators.
5: Federal Officers.
6: The Future of Policing.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Authors.
Photo Credits.