Law Enforcement Director

Administer state law enforcement programs.
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~ $165,000

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What do Law Enforcement Directors do?

Administers state law enforcement program: Plans and organizes program for units of local and State agencies concerned with law enforcement, criminal justice, corrections, juvenile delinquency, and rehabilitation. Develops and coordinates training program for staff and law enforcement personnel. Promotes community acceptance of crime and delinquency programs through news and other media. Coordinates reporting activities of local and state cooperating agencies.

Should I be a Law Enforcement Director?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Director, Law Enforcement

    How to become a Law Enforcement Director

    Most Law Enforcement Directors have a Bachelor's degree. Chart?chd=s:aca9yh&chl=|certificate+%283%25%29||bachelor%27s+%2864%25%29|master%27s+%2825%25%29|doctorate+%288%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,0,64
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