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
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.
Learn more about becoming a police officer
- 10 things teens who want to be cops can do to start on the right path
- Lessons learned on the tough journey to become a police officer
- A career change for a disc jockey leads him to his local police department
This article, originally published in 2016, has been updated.