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  1. 1. Mark Little<br />April 27, 2011<br />4th hour<br />Career/Technology Foundations<br />Police Officer <br />
  2. 2. Imagine this, the thrill of a car chase, the gun powdery smell of freshly used bullets, the satisfaction of slapping handcuffs on a guy that just tried to rob a bank. I always wanted to be a police officer and I will be researching every thing that makes me want to get into policing.<br />Introduction<br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>Apprehend individuals who break the law
  4. 4. Issue citations or give warnings
  5. 5. Writing reports
  6. 6. Patrol their jurisdictions
  7. 7. Investigate any suspicious activity</li></ul>Nature Of Work<br /><ul><li>Respond to 911 calls</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Both physical and mental
  8. 8. Riding in a police car for long periods of time
  9. 9. Working in police station
  10. 10. Dangerous work environment
  11. 11. Most physical injures and illness
  12. 12. 40 hour work weeks</li></ul>Working Conditions<br />
  13. 13. Training and Qualifications<br />High school diploma –collage diploma or higher <br />Police academy<br />U.S citizen<br />Meet physical and mental requirements<br />Take business law practical law and law enforcement<br />
  14. 14. Job outlook/Employment<br />Employment growth expected to be 10%<br />Job outlook favorable<br />More opportunities in urban areas<br />Always openings for police officers<br />
  15. 15. <ul><li>Patrol officers = $30,000-$80,000
  16. 16. Federal annual avg = $57,270
  17. 17. State annual avg = $51,020
  18. 18. Local annual avg = $43,350
  19. 19. First purchase = Monster</li></ul>Earnings <br />
  20. 20. Related Occupation<br />Electrical engineer<br />Annual salary = $82,160<br />Indoor, mental work<br />Working on machines<br />Trouble shooting<br />
  21. 21. Summary<br />After doing my research on being a police officer, I believe this career right for me. I want be in this career path for many reasons. One is that the salary and work hours for the career.<br />Other reasons are the sheer thrill of the job. Doing this job would be exiting and enjoyable for me<br />
  22. 22. "Police and Detectives." U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Web. 02 May 2011. <>.<br />Work cited<br />