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Do police officers have the right to set on the road unmarked in ga?

A:  I don''t know about Georgia law and what it specifically says, but it''s probably a lot like what we have in Texas. A police car, marked or unmarked, can make traffic stops. They can also sit, stand, park, etc. wherever they want to for the most part. However, there''s plenty of locations and methods, such as blacked out in a turn lane, that is generally regarded as unwise and it''s not practiced. But that doesn''t make it illegal. Entrapment isn''t an issue at all here. Unless the mere fact that a stationary object that is difficult to see somehow directly or indirectly compels a driver to speed or violate some other law, it''s not entrapment. Remember, law enforcement simply giving you the...

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Becoming a police officer.....?

A:  Every state has their own accrediting agency for police officers. For MO, it is called Missouri P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standards and Training). MO POST is responsible for setting all of the certification rules to become a police officer in MO. Here is the link to their website: http://www.dps.mo.gov/dir/programs/post/ Also, if you only want to do local law enforcement than very few agencies nationwide require a college degree. Most state and federal agencies do require a four year degree. If you are only 18 I would go to college in the meantime, but don''t waste your time doing criminal justice. Take business / management because it can help you promote once you become an officer. Good Luck!! just go into a police station and ask where do...

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Little Town Police Officer Woes?

A:  I have been a police man since the early 1970s, and I think Jay gave you a very, very good answer. Because I haven''t worked patrol for a lon time, I tend to forget just how many people like you there are out there. YA law enforcement has helped remind me. There are lots of folks with this ingrained resentment of the police. part of it may be a resentment for all authority figures, and part of it might be jealousy. ''They can drive fast, why can''t I?'' The one thing that i have found over these many years that people who think you seem to, are still the first ones to call the police when they are bothered by a neighbor, or there is car blocking their driveway. And they never hesitate to call to report a crime, only to complain later when...

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Police Officer - Thinking about becoming one.?

A:  It seems that you are fixated on the obvious physical aspects of law enforcement, while ignoring some core reasons to serve as a law enforcement officer, such as a sincere desire to help others. As for chances of getting on, you would have to answer some of the questions below: Do you have military experience? Do you possess a college degree? Do you have a strong employment history? Do you have a clean driving/criminal record? What have been your past experiences with drug/alcohol use? The above questions have to be answered if you want an honest assessment of your suitability for law enforcement employment. You need 60 college units. You...

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Becoming a Police officer. Yet have an extensive social history?

A:  ''Social History'' will not keep you out of law enforcement. But extensive marijuana use, or use of most ''hard drugs'' especially more than once over a period of time, will keep you out. Be a lawyer, they''re less picky about that....

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I saw a man that could of been a drunk driver but probably was not.What should I have done?

A:  law enforcement would have wanted you to keep quiet. Unless this person is a danger to society for example smoking weed. Cops are making daring and brave arrests on a daily basis between potheads and petty thieves. They don''t have time for non violent and victimless crimes such as DUI. If he is acting like an idiot and driving unsafely, you don''t even need the 25% to think he was drunk. Even if he''s sober, you can call the police and report unsafe driving. You do realize that sober people cause accidents, right? This man had as much chance of causing an accident as someone who is stumbling drunk (not just legally drunk). You should have called the police. Do the same when you see some idiot on their cell phone...

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Which major emphasis is more beneficial to become a detective or federal agent?

A:  a double major may be detrimental if it affects one''s GPA negatively or takes longer to complete (do grad work instead); any bach degree is acceptable, GPA, experience, communication ability (oral and written), minimum physical standards, and clean background are more important than subject major (except accounting and grad school/law school probably count more); forensic knowledge is good to have, but not necessary; however, I would give more weight to a forensic degree than a CJ degree (forensic lab that is heavy on physical science also) I would choose forensic investigation. A minor would be good, but I agree that you should focus on getting the very best grade point average that you can, and also get an advanced degree if you want to become a federal agent. A...

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Whats wrong with going after someone, based on their profession?

A:  Well, as long as you make sure he''s good looking, that''s not shallow at all... Pick a guy you can like for who he is, not what he does. If his profession is the primary factor, he won''t respect you at all. Cops *all* make fun of badge bunnies behind their backs. Even the ones who are taking them home. I think citicop has sufficiently answered all you''re questions regarding dating cops for their profession. Regarding looks though, if there is one thing you should take away from all the answers to these posts, it is this: Beuty is only skin deep, and looks fade with age. Later in life, is this someone you can love for who they are? You may enjoy relationships based on looks and sex alone right now, but look around you at you''re peers, then look at generations...

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Do officers use revolvers?

A:  Yes there are many police departments that still issue revolvers. Most law enforcement official have at least a college degree. Of course FBI agents are considered law enforcement officers. They are federal instead of state or local. Let''s break it down: 1. Some officers use revolvers. It depends. Many officers are issued weapons (which are usually semi-automatic pistols), but some officers are given a choice to carry certain firearms. Those who have the choice can usually carry revolvers if they wish. 2. If you want to be a police officer or get into law enforcement in any way, you''ll need at least an Associates Degree in criminal justice...

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Police officer after military?

A:  The Police Department that hires you will pay for the Police Academy. You will not have to use your GI Bill benefits for that. Any higher education, including Paralegal Studies, will help you get a job in law enforcement. I''d highly suggest you also take classes in speech, psychology, english, computers, etc. Those will also help you when your a cop. Once employed as a cop, yes, you can continue your education at a 4-yr college. Your biggest obstacle will be court on your days off. Police Officer and college student restrictions; no, none that I''ve ever heard of. Again, you''ll work a 40 hr shift a week, plus court on your days off, plus classes and homework and term papers... that''s a lot, but if your motivated enough, you can do it. Do...