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Selection process for local, state, or federal officer

Describe the selection process for a local, state, or federal agency officer. Be sure to include the major components of the training process and career development programs for officers as well.

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Below is a chart to give you an outline on general idea of the police officer selection process:


A police academy is a specialized school set up to train people how to become police officers. Each state has specific requirements regarding how physically fit and how educated a person must be to become a police officer, and that state's police academies reflect those requirements. Through the police academy, the training will cover several sections:
1. They will be trained in a variety of subjects. This includes how to arrest and book a suspect, techniques used during investigations, how to communicate via radio with other officers, how to write reports, and how to enforce various traffic laws.
2. They ...