Job Prospects

Discussion in 'Just Shootin' The Breeze' started by visible25, Jan 30, 2017.

  1. BxDetSgt

    BxDetSgt MassCops Member

    NYPD is hiring. Great place to start.
     
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  2. Pvt. Cowboy

    Pvt. Cowboy Lemme take a selfie Staff Member

    I always say it...

    If I had it all over to do again, literally woke up tomorrow at 22 years old, LAPD.
     
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  3. Goose

    Goose The list is long but distinguished. Staff Member

    You stole my video.

     
  4. mpd61

    mpd61 Federal Auxiliary Police

    Above +1
    I knew from the start that L.E. was going to be a "hobby" for me. My advice is to do what I did and marry an R.N. or hell even a NP or MD.......Let them make the big bucks so you can concentrate on loving the job!!!! LOL!!!!;)
     
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  5. Treehouse413

    Treehouse413 MassCops Member

    Was so into the job when I first started. I'm very grateful for where I am now and my retirement but if I could do it all over again I'd be a plumber,electrician. Etcccccccc
     
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  6. pahapoika

    pahapoika Subscribing Member

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  7. CapeSpecial

    CapeSpecial MassCops Member

    You can very easily transfer to another unit wherever you end up with a cop job. I looked into this quite extensively myself. Don't let your reserve service stop you from going South or West.
     
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  8. visible25

    visible25 MassCops Member

    I realize that switching won't be the end of the world... what's keeping me is family - specifically sick family
     
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  9. LA Copper

    LA Copper Subscribing Member

    I hear you there.... and that's what's most important.
     
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  10. devenob

    devenob 2300

    You had to join the program with a small amount of credits, it's like a 5 year program you get your masters and a FT academy. Try VT, Maine there always hiring troopers. Money ain't good but if you wanna stay here and not deal with CS then that's probably your best bet not being academy trained. Depending on your unit or mos I had a couple friends get put through the Worcester academy by the army as MPs a while ago? But I would go west, look at Utah, colorodo ect it's gorgeous out there


     
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  11. CapeSpecial

    CapeSpecial MassCops Member

    Well, that's a good reason then.
     
  12. felony

    felony MassCops Member

    I went to Rhode Island, I was hired within 4 months of taking the test. The RI Academy, is accepted by the MPTC in case you ever decide to return home. RI is close enough to MA and has high population density and there is plenty of police work to be done. You won't be policing a one horse town, unless you go to Scituate or Foster.

    Soon enough most departments will be out of CS, then it will be all political hooks and academy training.
     
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  13. Treehouse413

    Treehouse413 MassCops Member

    Some advice . If your local area doesn't pan out please look federal . Postal police has a great gig w great money. At the end of the day it's about the pay,time off, and benefits . Trust me.
     
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  14. Herrdoktor

    Herrdoktor MassCops Member

    Virginia is lovely this time of year.

    We are always hiring and it's a great stepping stone if you want to get your 1811 one day.
     
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