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Offline Nic.Robinson17

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Job possibilities after army career?
« on: November 03, 2014, 14:19:30 »
Is it possible to join a law enforcement eod team after a career as a combat engineer?
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Re: Job possibilities after army career?
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2014, 15:01:21 »
Most law enforcement EOD teams recruit from their existing police officers, so you would need to get into a police service first and spend several years on general duty. But yes, it's certainly possible with the right drive, motivation, and patience.
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Re: Job possibilities after army career?
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2014, 18:36:10 »
Police services generally make CF members do a couple years as a beat cop before taking them onto their specialist teams - even for qualified and experienced CF divers and bombtechs. Even then, they have to take and pass the police equivalent course.

99% of Cbt Engr do not have any transferable EOD skillsets to police EOD teams.