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Skills, knowledge needed for this field:

  • Willingness to work in dangerous and stressful situations
  • Ability to speak effectively with influence and persuasion
  • Use critical thinking and interpretation skills needed to compare and contrast evidence and to evaluate information and sources
  • Pass physical fitness tests and rigorous background checks
  • Maintain honesty, integrity, sound judgment and sense of responsibility

Develop your resume:

  • Become involved in student clubs, debate, publications, government and activities
  • Earn leadership roles in campus organizations
  • Volunteer for non-profit organizations and local campaigns
  • Join Phi Zeta Rho (the criminal justice club) or the Speech and Debate Team
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