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    hey I am a just getting employed by the Myrtle Beach Pd and I am ecstatic tp actually start this job. Im 22 and currently about to start training next week....Any words of advice lol.

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    Thanks...I heard that alot from a few officers and they told me once I start their imma have one hell of a time...

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    Quote Originally Posted by altonc27 View Post
    hey I am a just getting employed by the Myrtle Beach Pd and I am ecstatic tp actually start this job. Im 22 and currently about to start training next week....Any words of advice lol.
    Hello and Welcome, Congrats on joining the Myrtle Beach PD and Good luck with your training. Only advice would be keep your ears and eyes open and your mouth shut. Make the most of your training!

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    Welcome to O/R. I've been to Myrtle Beach a few times and it's an awesome place. Good luck and keep us updated...
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    Welcome,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shoestring View Post
    Welcome,

    Every morning get your instructors/fto coffee and a bagel, you buy lunch for you r instructor/fto every shift

    You listen, and never be afraid to ask questions when time allows

    Always be prepared, i.e. bring all your shit everyday and dont forget anything

    Show some confidence but dont be a know it all

    Great advice, always ask questions, as a former FTO I loved it when the new guys asked questions, it kept me on my toes and occasionally I learned some things by finding the answers for them. I still have people I trained call me and ask me questions even though I've been gone a year. Good luck!

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    Wow thanks for the advice....I might as add another coffee to my daily breakfast routine now. lol I still cant believe after five long months I am actually starting next week. This is a great feeling. Thanks again.

 

 
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