- min qual- education- 81 percent require you to have a high school diploma.
- -college means better things like:
- better decision making and critical thinking skills
- better able to understand complex laws
- better communication skills
- problem solving skills
residency requirements- 25 agencies will require you to live in areas so you will know the are more and show more commitment
selection process- entrance exam-92 percent will use. and determine if you have- basic skills, cognitive skills, thinking, written tends to priory you in the selection process, assessment center (23 percent agencies use this), behavioral test
polygraph exam: government agencies only, measures physical responses, breathing patterns and sweat, asked questions not 100 realiable, psychological impact.
psychological testing- 67 percent will require. MMPI searching for personality disorders