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    New Guy from Iowa

    Hey All,

    I'm 24 years old and will be graduating this coming May with a B.A. in Criminal Justice. I have wanted to work in law enforcement since I was young, and I have been working towards my degree for the last couple years. I'm excited to finally almost be done with school. I am interested in moving to the Colorado Springs, Denver, or Boulder area this coming summer. I will be applying for law enforcement jobs in these cities and others in the Colorado area. Just wondering if anyone has any advice for the new guy as far as applying moving, cross country, etc?? Also, I am looking to get in touch with someone in the Colorado area who can answer a few of the more detailed questions I have about the area in general.

    Thanks for any help,

    Elias

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    welcome...

    as far as advice, make sure you're applying at a department that fits what you want. There's a tendancy to just start throwing apps all over the place and take the first job you're offered (and I know LE is competitive as far as hiring, so this part is difficult) but you don't want to be looking around a couple of years after you start for another job.
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    Several CO guys posting here. Welcome to the site and good luck with the job prospects.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pudge View Post
    Welcome from Ohio! Pay no mind to the guy above me. He had too much Lemonchello and can't spell when he's drunk.

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    Thanks for the welcomes and advice!

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    Good advice. thanks you!

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