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  • 1. Miami Gardens Police Officer by Hannah Lucius Law and Justice August 21, 2012
  • 2. Law Enforcement and Criminal Justicecourses requires 2 years(Associatesdegree), 4 years (Bachelors), 3 years(Masters), 5 years (PhD). However, theyare not required. Brown Mackie College(, Augusta StateUniversity (, Bauder College( are local
  • 3. A police training program must beattended for twenty-one weeks before becoming a police officer. georgia.html)
  • 4. You must attend a police academy 5 days aweek, 8 hours a day for 21 weeks whichadds up to 408 hours. Must have a highschool diploma, be 20 years old, a U.SCitizen, and have a 20/100 vision score ineach eye without glasses or contacts. georgia.html)
  • 5. Driving through the city, seeing what typeof people live in that city, investigatingvehicle crashes, responding to calls that arefast paced (like chasing or tracking peopledown and arresting them), working as ateam are all things which I would enjoyabout this job.
  • 6. Working alone without a team, writingtickets, public safety events, searching formissing people, working twelve hour shiftsor night shifts are things I would not enjoy. -e2af-4389-ad29-5515f4ff0dfb-&OccNumber=340&Language=English
  • 7. Having a college degree in criminal justice, useful driving skills, able to use firearmswell, being physically fit, and being ready at all times are all critical skills to have, butbeing physically fit is the most important. I am physically fit, know how to use a firearm, and I can work well with others. -e2af-4389-ad29-5515f4ff0dfb-&OccNumber=340&Language=English
  • 8. You must obtain a certain number of years,learn what the promotion includes, and beon your best behavior in order to move up the ladder.
  • 9. The salary for a beginning officer is $54000a year ($15.24 an hour) and $84000 a yearif you are an experienced officer ($26.71 anhour). Getting promoted is how you moveup the pay ladder. yearly.html
  • 10. The work week consists of 4 day weeks which are 10 hour days and 5 day weekswhich are 8 hour days. The most travelingwould be within your county or perimeter. -e2af-4389-ad29-5515f4ff0dfb-&OccNumber=340&Language=English
  • 11. This job is not increasing or decreasing inthe United States, but it is staying constant.Balliff, Crime Scene Investigator, and aDetective all relate to a police officer. declining-t12373)
  • 12. Work Cited Page
  • 13. Work Cited Page (Continued) oppertunities-growing-declining