Can We Guess What Branch of Law Enforcement You Work In?

Teresa McGlothlin

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About This Quiz

Where would the world be without law enforcement officers like you? Members of law enforcement have taken an oath to protect and to serve just like the military. No matter which branch you work in, we know that you do your best to uphold the law and to keep the citizens in your district safe.

Whether you're a local deputy or an FBI agent, the things you do at your job every day leave little impressions. During this quiz, we'll ask you about the things you do every day, how you would handle certain situations and about the ways you think you might be able to improve the things you do. After you feel like you've testified in front of the friendliest grand jury in the world, we'll be able to figure out which branch you've chosen to make your career.

You might not have to deal with every question we ask, but it's a little like one of the aptitude tests you took when you joined the force. Answer like you are pledging your oath again, and we'll do our best to figure out how you enforce the law. Will our interrogation skills be as good as yours, or will you need to teach us a few tricks? Your arresting result awaits ...

You have pulled over a robbery suspect. What is the first thing you do?

Back when you were a cadet, did you think you would be doing the job you do now?

After a long, stressful shift, how do you like to unwind?

Do you work one particular shift, or do your hours vary every week?

Your neighbor's kitten is stuck in a tree. Will you help it get down?

Do you spend most of your day in a car, at a desk or outdoors?

During your law enforcement career, how many people have you arrested?

If you had to choose one thing, what would you say is the most rewarding part of your job?

You just saw someone shoplift. What are you going to do?

If you were to work in the court system, what would be your job?

You've made the detective squad! What sort of case would you like to work?

In your opinion, what can be done to stop people from returning to prison?

Which one of these FBI ranks do you think your brain could earn?

Would you go back to school if it meant climbing the ranks faster?

What would the last coworker you spoke with say about your work ethic?

Out of all your job skills, which one would you like to improve?

If your job requires travel, do you stay close to home or go far away?

Which one of these crime TV shows is your job most like on a normal day?

Be honest! Have you ever broken the law?

You need to have a cool head to work in law enforcement. How do you stay calm when things get crazy?

Are you required to pass a yearly physical?

What might have inspired you to go into law enforcement?

Without including the Marines, which branch of the military do you admire the most?

Do you think your boss is doing a great job, or could you do the job better?

What part of your job do you wish you never had to do again?

Think about your leadership style. How do others see you?

You and your partner are on a stake out, and you're starving. What are you going to do?

During your time on the job, have you ever gone undercover?

Out of all the things you use in a day, which one is most valuable?

Would you engage in a high-speed chase to apprehend someone?

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