Essay My Paths into Law Enforcement

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My Paths into Law Enforcement There are many different career paths that make up the professional field of Law Enforcement in this country and around the world. It has been a dream of mine to be part something that is bigger than myself, that offers the opportunity to help the community I live in. To me, Law Enforcement offers me that chance. It is also the closest thing to the military that I believe will allow me to put to use what I have learned and experienced from my time in the U.S. Army. Finding the right fit for my skills and knowledge is a challenge that I look forward to. The research into the different fields of Law Enforcement provided me with a better sense of what I have to look forward to and what I believe to be the…show more content…
There are three general categories of training for CIC personnel: 1. Investment – Investment training provides new agents with training within their primary roles and also provides experienced agents with more advanced training and supervisory training as well. Some examples of investment training are all U.S. Army Military Police School courses, Child Abuse Prevention and Investigative Techniques, Crisis/Hostage Negotiations, and Combating Terrorism on Military bases. 2. Sustainment – This is really a refresher on what was taught at the Investment level. Most of this training is received at the unit level and is meant to maintain individual proficiency and keeps personnel current in the latest developments within their areas of responsibilities. Mentorship is a crucial sub-task of Sustainment. It involves experienced senior personnel who help junior or new personnel in the office to do their jobs successfully by sharing their experiences and guiding them towards the right direction. 3. Specialty – Some agents can apply for and attend specialized training is fields, areas or skills. They can attend places like the FBI Academy, the Canadian Police College, Scotland Yard and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.
The CIC investigates crimes that are committed within its own ranks all around the world. Its investigators look into criminal cases as serious as murder, rape, and fraud on the Army’s military bases both in this country and abroad.
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