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Can You Make It Through the First Round of Law Enforcement Training?
By: Talin Vartanian
5 Min Quiz
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About This Quiz
Do you want to earn the golden badge that shows off your toughness, strength and bravery? No problem! All you have to do is endure weeks of physical and mental training and pass medical and psychological evaluations. Oh, and you're probably going to shine a lot of shoes and maintain uniform standards. Simple, right? Not quite! But in this law enforcement quiz, we're going to make sure you're prepared to defend your city, state and country.
Being a police officer involves lots of paperwork and long hours of patrolling your neighborhood streets. While there's much downtime, you must always be ready for those intense moments of stress. You could receive a call at any moment, and it's your job to act fast to save someone else's life. You must also have a professional and polite attitude towards other officers and civilians. Other types of skills you may need include strong communication, critical thinking and leadership. Because overall, being a police officer is about being a role model for everyone around you. In this civilized personality quiz, we're going to determine if you have what it takes to make it in the world of law enforcement!
In which of these academies would you like to enroll?
How would you feel about taking a forensic autopsy class?
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A few instructors will probably yell at you. Can you handle this?
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Are you able to maintain your uniform and personal hygiene per law enforcement standards?
Would you rather be shot with a Taser or pepper sprayed?
Which of these weaponless defense training exercises interests you the most?
Would you rather learn about active threat response tactics or advanced pistol techniques?
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Are you aware of what an oleoresin capsicum spray is?
Which of these police academy classes would you want to take?
What type of police officer would you like to become?
Would you rather attempt 20 pushups or 40 situps in one minute?
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Do you have a high school diploma per the law enforcement training requirements?
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Which of these law enforcement training exams scares you the most?
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Are you willing to undergo a background investigation before the training begins?
What's the minimum score to pass the physical efficiency battery test?
Are you prepared to work 10 to 12 hours per day as a police officer?
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True or false: An auto lock is prohibited in the law enforcement rifle training program.
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Do you believe you're comfortable with conducting a practical explosives investigation?
Are you mentally prepared for the large amount of paperwork?
Would you be able to complete a 99-yard obstacle course with ease?
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In which of these certification programs would you like to enroll?
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Would you rather learn about tactical water survival or injury prevention?
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Are you able to "read" people easily?
Do you believe that you have good judgement?
Do you know the basics of first aid and CPR?
Are you well-versed in specific traffic laws?
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Are you able to keep calm in stressful situations?
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Do you know how to use a RIFF JTAG box?
Do you know what 802.11 refers to?
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How do you feel about the cellphone investigation part of your training?
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