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Sarah Calkin
Top Career Choices: Police Officer Detective Crime Scene Investigator Private Investigator Paramedic Fire Fighter 1. Skills that help in the workforce of a Police Officer: Interested in law Interested in providing service to the members of the public Interested in making sure that people are following laws or regulations Interesting in being physically active and working on my feet Able to obey orders and instructions Able to work outdoors in any weather Can consider the feelings, views and behaviors Able to organize and supervise other people Are physically fit and able to do an active job and work on my feet Good communication skills Good with people Good judgement Special skills such as fluency in another language is helpful

2. Skills that help in the workforce of a Detective: Interested in law Interested in making sure that people are following laws or regulations Able to obey orders and instructions Can understand the feelings, views or behaviors of others Able to work outdoors and in any weather Interested in providing a service to members of the public Able to organize and supervise other people Are physically fit and able to do an active job and work on my feet Good problem solving skills Very detail-oriented and observant Calm Work well as part of a team 3. Skills that help in the workplace of a Crime Scene Investigator: Interested in law Able to obey orders and instructions Making sure that people are following laws or regulations Able to work outdoors in any weather Am physically fit and able to do an active job and work on my feet Interested in providing a service to members of the public Interested in using the technical and creative skills of photography/film Patient Observant Careful and detail-oriented Good problem solving skills Good communication skills

Police Officer
Suggested High School Subjects:
Grade 9 English Mathematics Science Social Studies Creative Arts Computers / Technology French Health & Physical Education Grade 11 English Mathematics Science Social Studies Computers / Technology French Health & Physical Education Grade 10 English Mathematics Science Social Studies Personal & Career Development Computers / Technology French Health & Physical Education Grade 12 English Mathematics Social Studies Law Computers / Technology French Health & Physical Education

Related College and University Programs:


Police Studies Public Safety Criminology Corrections Criminal Justice/ Legal Studies Sociology Psychology Social Work