Protect Your Country By Earning A Law Enforcement Degree

law-enforcement-officerIf you grew up playing cops and robbers and rooting for the good guys, why not bring your childhood dreams into reality by pursuing a Law Enforcement degree?

Entering the law enforcement profession means you'll be responsible for protecting and serving the greater community. 

Some of the exciting possibilities beyond a fulfilling career as a uniformed police officer patrolling the streets in the interest of public safety include:

  • Criminal investigations
  • Special Operations (SWAT)
  • Hostage negotiations
  • K9 handler
  • Traffic Enforcement Unit officer

So what exactly does a Law Enforcement Associate's degree entail? Your courses will teach you specifics of law enforcement tactics and protocol, as well as developing an understanding how to maneuver through difficult situations in this faced-paced field. And while it isn't necessary to earn a degree before beginning some careers, such a member of the police force, you're more likely to earn a higher salary if you do (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2010).

With so many benefits associated with this profession, such as a long-lasting career, available pensions, and the satisfaction of protecting the public, it's never been a better time to begin the process and go back to school today.

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This article was transcribed by the Rasmussen College Blog team. Are you ready to take the plunge into a new, successful future? If so, learn more about our degree programs today.

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