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    A few days ago I received a speeding ticket on my way back from vacation. I was going 88 in a 70. This is literally the only thing on my record. Will this effect my chances with getting hired?
    Last edited by chicagocop.12; 03-25-2017, 02:55 PM.

  • #2
    I had worse on my record, but I also had many years after my dumb stuff. Good luck to you.

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    • #3
      Nah, you should be fine. Just don't let it become a pattern. Good luck!
      "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Philippians 4:13

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      • #4
        You should be alright, just make sure you bring it up to your background investigator (assuming you are in the middle of the hiring process somewhere) or disclose it to the PD you're applying for in the future. It happens but I agree with GoZombie just be careful don't make it a habit, watch your speed and OBEY THE LAW!

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        • #5
          I thought you were a Chicago cop..? Why are you worried? Oooooh... you just want people to THINK you're a Chicago cop...
          Now go home and get your shine box!

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          • #6
            Thanks for the information everyone.

            CCCSD, I am not a LEO

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            • #7
              Originally posted by chicagocop.12 View Post
              Will this effect my chances with getting hired?
              You should be okay; own it, try to get court-supervision and slow it down a bit. Good luck.

              “This life’s hard, but it’s harder if you’re stupid.”

              George V. Higgins--The Friends of Eddie Coyle

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              • #8
                He caught you before you went back in time?
                "Get a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life"

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