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Posted: 10/28/2004 3:01:45 PM EDT
Does anyone know how many years it takes of law enforcement experence to be on a swat team.
Link Posted: 10/28/2004 3:05:23 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/28/2004 3:05:38 PM EDT by tommytrauma]

Originally Posted By fullyauto:
Does anyone know how many years it takes of law enforcement experence to be on a swat team.



Varies wildly from department to department.
Link Posted: 10/28/2004 3:06:29 PM EDT
It will depend on the agency. My former agency required at least 3 years of full time law enforcement experience before being eligible to try out. It varies.
Link Posted: 10/28/2004 3:11:28 PM EDT
It all depends on the department. But more importantly it depends on your ability to perform.
Link Posted: 10/28/2004 3:16:01 PM EDT
In our department you must have served your probationary period (1 year) before you are allowed to volunteer.
Generaly will not be accepted for at least 2.
Link Posted: 10/28/2004 3:20:42 PM EDT
NYC was 3? or 5? years before you could try to join ESU
Link Posted: 10/28/2004 3:22:06 PM EDT
You have to earn three good solid dog kills as a flat foot before you are even considered.


Sgatr15
Link Posted: 10/28/2004 3:25:57 PM EDT
Where I worked as an JBT-A, you could get on the SWAT team as soon as you were hired by an agency that had one.
Link Posted: 10/28/2004 3:31:02 PM EDT

Originally Posted By sgtar15:
You have to earn three good solid dog kills as a flat foot before you are even considered.


Sgatr15



No no, it's dog stabbings now. Anyone can shoot a dog...

My department was 4 years, but its now been dropped to 3 years. If you can't cut it on the street, you can't cut it on a team.
Link Posted: 10/28/2004 3:33:15 PM EDT

Originally Posted By sgtar15:
You have to earn three good solid dog kills as a flat foot before you are even considered.


Sgatr15



Looks like this guy qualifies..

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