Can I get into the police academy if I have a misdemeanor assault charge?

Answer Each law enforcement agency uses different criteria when choosing applicants, but almost all reject those with an adult or juvenile felony conviction, any domestic violence charge or repeat offense... Read More »

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Do cops have to be tasered in the police academy?

Being tasered to be certified in carrying a Taser can vary depending on the state requirements. Most Taser certification courses don't require being tasered, but it is strongly recommended, so that... Read More »

What tasks do you have to perform in police academy?

There is lots and lots of push ups and running the half mile. I'm totally serious! The coaches are really tough, like the mean coaches you see on TV. Training lasts about 24 weeks in California. If... Read More »

Are you able to become a police officer if you have a prior weapons charge?

According to, strict requirements for becoming a police officer vary by states and cities, but one of the basic requirements for becoming a police officer is to have no crimi... Read More »

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