John Douglas's Guide to Landing a Career in Law Enforcement

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9780071417174: John Douglas's Guide to Landing a Career in Law Enforcement

The ultimate insider’s guide to pursuing a career in one of the hottest, fastest-growing career sectors in America

In a departure from his usual edge-of-the-seat coverage, New York Times bestselling author and legendary FBI profiler John Douglas draws on his 25 years of experience to offer this unique career guide. Written for those interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement but unsure which agency is right for them, John Douglas’s Guide to Landing a Career in Law Enforcement is a treasure trove of insider information and step-by-step instructions that arms you with:

  • A comprehensive overview of law enforcement agencies and career opportunities— from park ranger to air marshal to NSA code cracker
  • Guidance on finding and winning the ideal job in law enforcement
  • Work sheets, checklists, and self-evaluations
  • Websites, contact information, study guides, and other valuable resources

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Get on the inside track to a challenging and thrilling career

Law enforcement is one of today's hottest growth careers. But with so many agencies and jobs to choose from, where do you start? In this comprehensive guide, bestselling author John Douglas taps his twenty-five years of law enforcement experience to help you find and land the perfect job for you. This book is your first step to an exciting, rewarding career that lets you make a difference in your community.

From beat cop to air marshal to FBI agent, Douglas details almost every position in every agency, giving you the information and tools you need to discover which job is right for you. Once you know where you're going, Douglas helps you get there with step-by-step guidance for excelling during interviews and tests. Full of inside information and helpful resources, this one-of-a-kind guide includes:

  • A complete overview of law enforcement agencies and job opportunities
  • Self-evaluation tests that match your personality with the ideal position
  • Salary and benefits information for various departments and agencies
  • Physical and psychological job requirements
  • Proven job-hunting tips and tactics
  • Web sites, contact numbers, study tips, and other helpful information

About the Author:

John Douglas, Ed.D., is one of the most respected lawmen in the world and has tracked down some of the most notorious and sadistic killers of our time. He is also the author of six bestselling books recounting his adventures in the FBI and one other career guide. He is the author of the New York Times-bestselling Mindhunter and Journey into Darkness.

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