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Law Enforcement Colleges - Finding One Isn't Detective Work

By Peterson's Staff updated on Sunday, January 27, 2013

Law enforcement colleges prepare you for more than traditional police officer jobs. The opportunities that open up after you get your law enforcement education are varied but can include private security, federal government opportunities, loss prevention, private investigator, and even court bailiff.

Finding the best law enforcement schools

You can earn a law enforcement degree or law enforcement certification from many schools. But which one is right for you? Be sure to look at the college's career services, courses offered, and how long it will take you to finish the program. Law enforcement schools that offer specializations in areas you want to study, like corrections or private security, are your best bet.

If you're interested in more general information, check out a degree in criminal justice. Otherwise, take these search options out for a spin:


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