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The project is expected to be completed in fall 2018, and the footbridge will be closed from late May to late August in both 2017 and 2018.More information
Likewise, if a student earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Minnesota, he or she would still be required to complete the POST program in Minnesota (the law enforcement skills training). If a student earned a criminal justice degree from UW-Eau Claire and wanted to be a police officer in MN, the institution where he or she would enroll to complete the POST curriculum would evaluate the courses he completed here to determine if any satisfied any of the required courses. Some do, but it all depends on what school the student attended. We have MANY students who complete our degree and ultimately move to another state to work in law enforcement (Minnesota being the most common).
Many states do have reciprocity agreements with other states once an officer has reached a specified number of years of experience. For example, if a student was to complete a bachelor's degree here at UW-Eau Claire, complete the skills training for Wisconsin, and work in law enforcement for 3 years, he or she would be eligible to be a police officer in Minnesota after completing the "Reciprocity License Examination" offered by the POST board in MN. There are some restrictions on this, and more information can be found here.
With the permission of a faculty member, students can also serve as a Student Academic Apprentice. Students will receive special permission to enroll in CRMJ 397. From the undergraduate catalog: "Qualified students work under close supervision of faculty exploring methods to teach criminal justice and assisting in the teaching of a course or courses. Students enhance their understanding of the discipline and their communication skills." Usually, apprentices are used for CRMJ 103; you must earn at least a B+ in any class that you want to apprentice for. Talk with a faculty member to learn more.
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