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Basic Law Enforcement Certification

We asked 13 job seekers about their Basic Law Enforcement Certification. This is what they told us:

  • 46% of job seekers said "required for my current job" was the biggest reason for earning their Basic Law Enforcement Certification
  • 54% said earning their Basic Law Enforcement Certification helped them make more money
  • 69% said earning their Basic Law Enforcement Certification helped them get a job
  • 77% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Basic Law Enforcement Certification

What are people saying about getting a Basic Law Enforcement Certification?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 13 responses

54% said earning their Basic Law Enforcement Certification helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 13 responses

69% said earning their Basic Law Enforcement Certification helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 13 responses

77% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Basic Law Enforcement Certification

Why did you decide to earn your Basic Law Enforcement Certification?

Based on 13 responses

Required for my current job

46%

Make more money

15%

Changing careers

8%

Get an edge over other candidates

15%

Help my career progression

46%

Other

8%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 7 responses

Police Officer View jobs

43%

Deputy Sheriff View jobs

29%

Patrol Officer View jobs

14%

Correctional Officer View jobs

14%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Basic Law Enforcement Certification?

6 people answered

“The possibility of not getting hired”

July 30, 2019

“I wish that I had understood the police subculture more.”

April 30, 2019

“There is not much room for growth in this field as many law enforcement remains in this career for life and that in turn halts progression amongst the ranks.”

April 9, 2019

“The importance of continued training.”

March 4, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Basic Law Enforcement Certification?

6 people answered

“Research the career and the expectations, before enrolling into the required training. Make positive connections with the personnel that are currently or that have similar experience in the same field of occupation.”

July 30, 2019

“To prepare for the Law section of the class prior to entering the Academy.”

July 17, 2019

“Be prepared mentally and physically. This certification definitely compliments Criminal Justice studies.”

April 30, 2019

“Ride along with a local agency and observe what the career entails before investing the time to pursue the certification.”

March 8, 2019

“Keep up with Certification never allow it to lapse.”

March 4, 2019
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