The Recruitment stage in an officer’s life cycle encompasses that period from the decision to pursue a law enforcement career to graduation from the academy. In addressing the recruitment stage, the Center will focus on preparing officers for the challenges inherent in policing, while raising awareness of the potential stress that the commitment to a law enforcement career can bring.


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