Are you preparing to leave the military? Does civilian law enforcement seem like a good fit as your second career? AMU's Dr. Allan Conkey made that career transition and has helped others start a new career in civilian policing. Here are seven key factors to consider before you make the leap into civilian policing.
If it’s time for a career change, start by researching careers that pique your curiosity, however, be sure not reject a career because you lack familiarity. AMU's Dr. Valerie Davis offers helpful tips to help you find your next career including including examining the job market and looking for areas that are expanding, developing, or changing.
AMU professor Michael Beshears writes about the turning point in his military career that prompted him to start thinking about what he wanted to do after his military service. Remember, it's never too late to earn a college degree that can help put you on path to a new career as a civilian.
By Brian Meek
After a 24-year career in law enforcement, Brian Meek is looking towards retirement and the prospect of starting a second career in the intelligence field. Learn what steps he's taken to make the transition to a new career in intelligence.
By Chuck Russo
What do you want to do after your career in law enforcement? If you haven't started planning for your career transition, there are many tools and services available to help you. Here are the steps you should take now to determine what career is a good fit for you and what experience and education you will need to successfully transition to a new career after law enforcement.
AMU Intelligence Studies professor Beth Subero writes about her experience transitioning into academia after a 21-career in the military. Her experience as an Air Force Intelligence Officer provided her the ability to continue her own education as well as pursue opportunities to teach others. If you’re someone who may someday want to make the transition from the military to a profession in higher education, Professor Subero offers several tips that might help you in your journey.
By Chris Davis
An AMU criminal justice professor shares how he transitioned from a career in the military to law enforcement and then again to a career as a teacher. Here's what he recommends for other police officers who are considering pursuing a career in academics.