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Lateral Law Enforcement Officer
As a lateral law enforcement officer...
How many years of law enforcement experience must I have to be considered a Lateral Law Enforcement Officer?
How will it be determined if I am eligible to become a lateral law enforcement officer?
Who determines my lateral law enforcement officer service?
Will I have the opportunity to qualify with the same sidearm I qualified with from my prior agency?
Can I get study material before I enter the academy?
Training / Academy
Will there be college equivalent credits earned after completion of the Lateral Law Enforcement Officer Program?
How many years are required to apply with specialized units within MPD?
Will my experience determine where and how I’m assigned with MPD?
As a lateral officer will I have to attend the entire 24 week police training academy?
Will I be able to transfer my leave accumulated from my prior agency?
Will I have the opportunity to negotiate my starting salary based on my law enforcement experience?
Does MPD have a mandatory age retirement?
Will I receive retirement credit for prior lateral service?
What is lateral law enforcement officer service?
What retirement plan is available to lateral hires?
When can I retire?
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