Find a law enforcement agency or public security organization for which you would consider working. (Police Officer)
For that employer (Police Officer):
1) what is the agency / organization – describe it in detail (public / private; if government, at what level of government; what responsibilities and duties does this employer fulfill; does the employer have the fiscal resources to fulfill those duties and what is their source of funding; do they work with other agencies / organizations to achieve their mission; etc.); what is the mission statement of the agency / organization; how many employees does this agency normally have?
2) identify the entry level position that you would seek with this employer
3) what are the requirements of the position?
- physical (requirements for entry into either the position or any training academy / program)
- educational (minimum education for new employees into this position)
- is there any civil service or other entry examination requirement
- any other related barriers and criteria (race, gender, religion, experience, knowedge, citizenship, residence, etc.)
The idea of the assignment is that you understand the scope and role of the agency / organization and critically assess your eligibility and ability to seek this position during or after your college education.
The assignment shall be submitted in APA format and be a minimum of three pages (just do the three pages of text, dont worry about a cover and reference page).