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    xgonnagivetoya Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Aug 26, 2009, 01:13 PM
    Disorderly conduct
    Will disorderly conduct stops you from getting a job in most places?could you join the military?or become a state employee?
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    Aug 26, 2009, 01:16 PM

    Just depends,

    While it may not stop, if there is 4 openings to be filled and there are 400 people applying for the position, they will rule out people based on any criminal history, credit scores, work history and more.
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    Aug 26, 2009, 06:02 PM
    Hi, xgonnagivetoya!

    Fr_Chuck has made some excellent points in his response to you! It does depend...

    I would just like to add that, in most places that I know of, and that would be in the jurisdictions around where I live comprising two states, disorderly conduct is considered a misdemeanor and not a felony.

    If something is considered to be a misdemeanor, it doesn't carry as much weight in the consideration for possible employment by an employer.

    When a person goes for obtaining employment, they put their "best foot forward", and "sell" themselves the best that they can to potential employers. If there is going to be a thorough background check done on a potential employee, it will be in the best interests of the potential employee to bring up anything, during an interview, where the potential employee has had to go before a judge in court. Doing so will lend credibility to the applicants honesty, credibility and integrity in the eyes of the potential employer.

    I'm not sure about the military thing...

    Thanks!
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    Aug 26, 2009, 06:59 PM

    It is a misdemeanor not a felony. You should have no problem with the military or be a state employee. Fr Chuck did point out some very salient items on whether you would get the job or not though.

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