Give children an in-depth look at what a career as a police officer is like. With this informative nonfiction title, readers will learn about various aspects of life as a police officer--from being accepted into the academy to keeping streets safe. Readers will learn what a typical day in the police academy is like as well as a day in the field as an officer. Through Time For Kids© content, helpful charts and diagrams, and colorful images in conjunction with informational text and stunning facts, readers discover important aspects of keeping communities safe, including what's inside a patrol car, K-9 units, reading Miranda rights to suspects, writing incident reports, penal codes, and interrogations. This book also includes text features such as a table of contents, glossary, and index, as well as resources like an interview with a real-life police officer, a bibliography, a list of useful websites for learning more about this profession. Keep students reading from cover to cover this high-interest book!