Career goals are set to fulfill and to accomplish desired objectives.
essay, one can become more familiar with the process in becoming a Dallas Police .
Officer. Understand the process also means one must attend college and have a minimum .
of 45 credits with a C average or greater. Also, when one gets in contact with a police.
recruiter, the officer will explain that one must attend a police academy for a period of 32 .
weeks. Ways in which one could accomplish the requirements set forth by the Dallas.
Police Department, what benefits they offer, and an alternative plan if criminal justice .
doesnâ€™t work for you. .
First, to become a Dallas police officer it is mandatory to have a minimum of 45.
semester credit hours with a C average or higher from a community college. Having that.
in mind, one must enroll at a community college and plan the classes that would be .
beneficial for the career. Although, when calling a Dallas police recruiter, he will explain.
that there is no certain courses that need to be taken in college in order to be an officer of .
the law. One would recommended that a couple of criminal justice courses be taken. One .
could conclude that when getting into a criminal justice career such as a police officer that .
it would be beneficial to have taken criminal justice courses. Also enroll in as many .
courses as possible if the 45 semester credits hours are to be completed quickly. Keep in .
mind that the police requires that you get a C average or greater.
Second, it is mandatory that you complete the police academy which last for a.
period of 32 weeks. At the academy one will participate in an intensive training program.
which exceeds the minimum standards set forth by the Texas Commission on Law .
Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. Among the topical areas of study and .
training are criminal law, firearms training, police vehicle operations, patrol procedures .
and tactics, investigative techniques, human relations, and standard operating procedures.