Q: Im looking to become a police officer. I passed both exams, when it was time for me to apply for a position I got denied
I do have a past domestic charge that I Pled guilty too but if I was to get that expunged, would that help me get into the public service field?
A: Not necessarily. Police departments do a more comprehensive background check than most employers. A domestic violence charge - regardless of underlying facts - is going to be highly scrutinized by any law enforcement agency. Not saying you can't become a police officer, but you need to be prepared to be open and candid about what happened from the start.
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