How to Become an Undercover Police Officer

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The job of police officer is one of the most challenging positions you can hold. However, imagine working as a cop incognito. An undercover police officer must maintain a strict code of secrecy and cope with high levels of stress.

Let those who make hiring decisions and are responsible for personnel assignments know you are interested in becoming an undercover police officer.

  • The job of police officer is one of the most challenging positions you can hold.
  • Let those who make hiring decisions and are responsible for personnel assignments know you are interested in becoming an undercover police officer.

Thoroughly familiarise yourself with the assignment, the “role” you will play and whatever else you need to know, then demonstrate to those to whom you will report that you are ready for the assignment.

As you continue to work in your undercover assignment, adapt and adjust as often as necessary to keep your credibility and your role believable.

Continue to follow all rules and regulations of the department you are working for as best you can without compromising your undercover assignment.

Turn in all reports and information as soon as possible so that those who are monitoring the overall operation will have the most current information.

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