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    DEA written test and orientation this week...

    I have my DEA written test and orientation this week (finally!) Its been about a year and half in the job application process so I'm pretty excited. I think I have to watch a video and then write about it or something along those lines and the recruiter said that if I pass the written test I should have my panel interview in about 2-3 weeks... So any input or advice would be great or if anyone has any knowledge of what to expect, really hoping all goes well... I've been waiting a long ass time, but as they say, nothing good comes easy

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    Just pay attention and I'm sure you'll do fine.
    Just because your sign off after you're shift is done, doesn't mean that it's over and put blinders on. You're a cop 24/7 wether you like it or not. If thats something you can't handle, you should find a new line of work!

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    Good luck. I sincerely hope you get what you are looking for.
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    I think you will do fine. Particulary if you can understand written information, process it, and apply it. Keep us posted.

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    thanks for the support guys, I'm pretty confident in my writing / comprehension skills and feel positive heading into this, the only thing is that the 1+ year anticipation is sort of nerve racking. Its set for Thursday @ 9 so I will keep you posted with the results

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    Good luck to you, Chase!




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    Well, the test was taken and I think I did well. I should find out in 1-3 weeks if I officially passed, and if I did, I will have my panel interview scheduled.... fingers crossed

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    Dress in a suit, keep good posture, and BE CONFIDENT. They are going to want to see your verbal communication skills and how you carry yourself. Answer direct questions with direct answers no hee hawing. Keep us updated.

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    PASSED!!! I have my panel interview Monday! I'm freaking pumped, hopefully I can nail this thing. I think this is probably the most crucial step in their hiring process so I will let you know how it goes. I think its 3 DEA guys and they ask me 21 questions, which is kind of intimidating. Any good tips on LEO interviews? Obviously, being completely honest is a given, but any advice is welcome or if someone knows of some other threads regarding LEO interviews let me know. Thanks for all the support everyone

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    Rock and Roll. See my above post.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkzV5AIK8iM
    "When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that justifies it." -- Frederic Bastiat

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    That is great, Chase! Congratulations!




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    Far from being a handicap to command, compassion is the measure of it. For unless one values the lives of his soldiers and is tormented by their ordeals , he is unfit to command.
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    Congratulations and good luck to you!
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    PASSED the interview!! I also took a 2.5 hour long psychological test (not fun), but its over I did well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChaseSS View Post
    PASSED the interview!! I also took a 2.5 hour long psychological test (not fun), but its over I did well.

    Moving along nicely it seems. You have been waiting awhile, but I wouldn't be surprised if things speed up big time now.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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    Good for you!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    Moving along nicely it seems. You have been waiting awhile, but I wouldn't be surprised if things speed up big time now.
    Patience is a virtue lol... Things have definitely sped up, I am scheduling myself for my medical exam within the month and some other minor stuff... Hopefully, I can do my PT test sometime in April/May and make their summer academy (fingers crossed)

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    Good for you!!!
    Thank You!!!

 

 
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