Im wondering what it takes to become a LEO. How hard is it? What would help me out getting started? To be completely honest I wanna be swat, but I heard you can't be swat until you have 2+ years as some form of LEO. What would be the best field for me to try to enter into to get the best chance to become swat? Any info would be greatly appreciated. My uncle (LEO for 15+ years in many diff fields) comes back from the middle east in March (Dad (us army 21 years, CW4) is looking at deploying out to that **** hole again in Feb @_a, will make the 7th time between 2 wars hes been over there). and is currently over there helping to train and set up their local police forces. When he comes home he will be my best and biggest help im sure. Just looking for info until then. Anyways, sorry for the usual way-to-long post and thanks ahead of time for any helpful info you can throw my way.