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Policing Matters Podcast: How to become a cop

Learn about the things folks should (and should not) do as they prepare to join the noble profession

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Becoming a police officer is no easy feat. In this episode of Policing Matters, hosts Jim Dudley and former Police1 Editor-in-Chief Doug Wyllie discuss the demanding application process as well as the things aspiring officers (both young and more experienced) can do to get a leg up on the competition and ultimately excel in the profession.

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This article, originally published in 2016, has been updated.

Policing Matters law enforcement podcast with host Jim Dudley features law enforcement and criminal justice experts discussing critical issues in policing