CEO and Founder of Envisage Technologies
Ari is involved in building next-generation training systems, cloud-based learning, records management, automation of high-liability training operations, and pervasive readiness technologies. He is a committee member of the National Congress for Secure Communities and an advisory board member of IADLEST. He has consulted for Federal Agencies, Homeland Security, Public Safety, Military, and Law Enforcement on technology, security, legally defensible records, compliance, and training.
You can expect to be put through the ringer and served up some humble pie, but a police department is not a college fraternity.
You deserve respect for the stress and hard work you take on. You also deserve the occasional much needed R&R.
In addition to mandated in-service and state training, I urge you to take courses to enhance your skills and performance. Start small and work your way up to more advanced classes.
You have completed the written test, physical agility test, and background investigation with flying colors. Now comes along the next hurdle toward your goal of becoming a law enforcement officer, the interview.
I've seen numerous glaring errors on job applications. Just one clouds the best applicants' chances and it is time for this madness to end.