Two comments on word usage in this essay:
I originally wrote this essay in May 1999.
The is intense and demanding, and the first physical fitness test occurs during the first week of the Academy. Therefore it is critical that candidates don't wait until they are in the Academy to get into good physical shape. It is recommended to begin a physical conditioning program as soon as you apply.
There are three major classes of criminal activity with computers:
In the late 1990s, computer viruses were generally spread via the Internet,either in e-mail (e.g., a virus contained in a MicrosoftWord macro, or a worm contained in an attachment to e-mail)or in programs downloaded from a website.
99-432 (1986), 1986 U.S.C.C.A.N.
However, after about 1975, it became common to enter programs and data fromremote terminals (a keyboard and monitor) using a modem and a telephoneline.
Attacking the FBI website is like poking a lion with a stick.
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This is not the worst kind of computer crime.
However, in the unauthorized use of another's computer, thecriminal "enters" the computer via the telephone lines, which is breaking into the building.
The Internet is a medium for freely sharing information and opinions.
What to think about before taking the PQE
There is no right or wrong answers to the questions. You will be asked to elicit the information needed to evaluate your qualifications for each of the factors discussed above. Each candidate's response will be unique to that candidate, based on his or her life experiences. Prior to your PQE you may want to spend some time reviewing the many events and incidents that make up your personal history and that have helped make you who you are today. Which of these many experiences have prepared you for the position of Police Officer and the factors on which you will be rated?