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Forum: Police
Oct 20th 2014, 3:16 am
Replies: 9
Views: 9,467
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: Becoming a police officer in the US from UK (for a dual citizen)

Scott - I'm assuming you have a Social Security Card? With that and a US Passport you can go into a State Drivers License Center and take a drivers test. Some questions on a computer and then a...
Forum: Police
Oct 20th 2014, 2:49 am
Replies: 3
Views: 5,255
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: QUESTION - BRIT POLICE ABROAD

The IPA has opportunities for doing exchange programs; that may be an option.
Forum: Police
Apr 15th 2011, 3:44 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 30,812
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: UK Police Officer moving to US

Bill,

What type of civvie job would you be aiming for? We have a multitude; Dispatchers, Animal Control, Jailers, CSIs, Criminalists, Records, Court Staff.

Dispatchers - Telecommunications...
Forum: USA
Feb 22nd 2011, 5:32 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,533
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: Tricky Dual Nationality Question

Worthy of note....

and now back to reality and practicality..... :thumbsup:
Forum: USA
Feb 22nd 2011, 5:15 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,533
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: Tricky Dual Nationality Question

My kids make a habit of using expired US passports to re-enter... (the UK ones require less visas to travel abroad).

They've NEVER been fined and we NEVER have issues re-entering the U.S.
Forum: USA
Feb 22nd 2011, 5:02 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,533
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: Tricky Dual Nationality Question

I'm not going to repeat myself "meauxna"; one cannot keep up on two passports and there is NO requirement to.

As g1ant states also and as I have; the U.S. WILL NOT refuse entry to one of it's...
Forum: USA
Feb 22nd 2011, 2:08 pm
Replies: 2,143
Views: 274,904
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: UK Foods in the US Share your finds!

Poppy,

How old do you have to be, to be a "Preferred Senior"?

Location: Preferred Senior
executive BE member
since 2001

:rofl:
Forum: USA
Feb 22nd 2011, 2:01 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,674
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: Insurance and phone costs

Looks like Duncan has it all covered for you!

If you buy a house you may want to consider some form of Home Warranty to cover ALL the appliances especially the furnace/AC etc.

Indiana... I hope...
Forum: USA
Feb 22nd 2011, 1:55 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,533
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: Tricky Dual Nationality Question

Ayrton - the key is to keep the "dual" knowledge to yourself... DO NOT share this with Passport Control on either side of the pond and you'll be fine.
Forum: USA
Feb 22nd 2011, 1:52 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,533
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: Tricky Dual Nationality Question

He does not need a US passport, just to leave the Country.

As a US Citizen he cannot be denied entry into or out of this Country. You could, if necessary enter this Country on an expired US...
Forum: USA
Feb 21st 2011, 8:31 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 4,731
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: Shipping costs and companies

We used Sterling Corporate Relocation Services. Absolutely top notch. They packed EVERYTHING and nothing was broken. We brought a 40ft container over nearly 5 years ago with them; they came...
Forum: USA
Feb 21st 2011, 8:25 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 5,620
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: Dual US-UK passport

The U.S. side can get bent out of shape about it.

The U.K. couldn't care less... reflects in our Immigration situation :frown:
Forum: USA
Feb 21st 2011, 8:21 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,273
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: IRS TAX return - UK Military Pension

I believe Michael is right.

This will be my 5th year here and I have not paid to get the tax returns done yet. I do it online with the IRS forms and soldier through.

Just as I finish the U.S....
Forum: Police
Feb 15th 2011, 10:26 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 30,812
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: UK Police Officer moving to US

Jamie,

Several years of job experience will, in most cases, cover for the lack of a degree... even here in the U.S. where degrees are "two a penny".

It's picking your path and getting courses...
Forum: Police
Feb 15th 2011, 12:58 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 30,812
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: UK Police Officer moving to US

Jamie,

Good luck with that too!

There are plenty of options open to you once you have your Permanent Residency. They are ALL civilian positions. As flbrit correctly states, you will not be...
Forum: Police
Feb 14th 2011, 2:58 am
Replies: 27
Views: 30,812
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: UK Police Officer moving to US

Jamie,

Good luck with your probation! My first question is; how do you plan to become a US Resident... that's your first hurdle.

Beyond that, I can give you some pointers.

Cheers!
Forum: USA
Jan 26th 2011, 2:08 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 25,903
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: Is this really, that terrible compared to UK?

There are 11 States I have not been to; predominantly up in NE, Idaho and WY.

The most poverty stricken of all that I've seen is MS, I was stunned. I stayed in Greenville, MS and traveled the...
Forum: Police
Jan 26th 2011, 12:20 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 30,812
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: UK Police Officer moving to US

Yes Ma'am. One is permitted to seek employment on a Career Break.

Going several years without an income would be a bit much to ask!? ;)
Forum: Police
Jan 25th 2011, 3:16 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 30,812
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: UK Police Officer moving to US

Stinger,

Tried to send you an email thru this website.... did you get it?
Forum: USA
Jan 24th 2011, 9:14 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 25,903
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: Is this really, that terrible compared to UK?

Eh! Eh! Eh! Eh! Calm Down! Calm Down!
Forum: USA
Jan 24th 2011, 8:45 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 25,903
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: Is this really, that terrible compared to UK?

You can't blame the Brits for complaining about the weather!

Be fair... it is awful! :rofl:

I'm stuggling with sunny and 60F here today! :thumbup:
Forum: USA
Jan 24th 2011, 7:34 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 25,903
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: Is this really, that terrible compared to UK?

To avoid the above here buy Long Term Care Insurance!!!

And before you ask, no I'm no an Insurance Agent!

My Policy is with Genworth... part of GE.

Peace, out! :cool:
Forum: USA
Jan 24th 2011, 7:13 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 25,903
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: Is this really, that terrible compared to UK?

Beachgal: I think you have something there....

Anyone coming here, must be very aware that you are "on your own".

Predominantly, everyone is out to make a "fast buck", new arrivals are fair...
Forum: USA
Jan 24th 2011, 3:37 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 25,903
Posted By Rougesvp

Re: Is this really, that terrible compared to UK?

I've skip read thru many of the posts on this thread...

I've been here going on 5yrs. I have medical insurance, even with that some treatments cost an arm and a leg. A single puncture wound from...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 20th 2011, 5:21 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,969
Posted By Rougesvp

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