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Career-Newsletter-August-2009

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Career Newsletter
August 2009
Featured Careers Column
Rising through the ranks: The most dreaded tests

If you’re physically weak, you can be overpowered and killed. If you’re not aerobically conditioned to some extent, you run the risk of suffering a heart attack during physical exertion like running or wrestling. If you’ve let yourself run down physically, you can overlook something during an encounter and be killed because of your lack of observation. The possibilities just go on and on.

What are some of the medical exams you should be getting to stay in the game and to have a great retirement after the game?... Full Column


Excelsior College, an accredited leader in distance education, offers programs in Criminal Justice for busy professionals already on the job. Earn credit for military and CJ academy training. Earn credit through online courses toward an associate or bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice including a new emphasis in Homeland Security.

See how you can finish ahead at cj.excelsior.edu

Exclusive Careers Column
An argument in favor of test appeals

Although I have not always been a proponent of having union contractual language regarding the promotional testing process, I now have little faith that without specific contractual language, cities or towns will move in this direction.

There is an awful lot at stake — current salary and future pension money to name just two — in the promotion process. There is no reason that an officer can’t have a fair, valid, reasonable, and prudent appeals process when seeking advancement in the law enforcement profession... Full Column

Featured PoliceOne Job Postings

Court Protection Marshal
King County Sheriff's Office, Seattle, WA

King County Court Deputies are specially commissioned deputies who ensure safety in King County courthouses. They assist the weapons screeners at the Courthouse entrances, respond to calls for assistance in courtrooms, provide safety escorts in problematic situations, and remove, restrain or physically arrest individuals who may be loitering or disturbing the peace, or who have no lawful business to conduct in the building or surrounding areas. Use of force may be required when situations arise.

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Dispatcher
Pasadena City College , Pasadena, CA

Under direction of the lead Senior Dispatcher, performs a variety of dispatch and police administrative duties of above-average difficulty which require learning specific policies and practices and selecting which procedures to use for specific cases; types with accuracy and speed; and does related work as required. One must establish priorities and perform all the clerical tasks and services related to police/safety services as well as handle confidential material with discretion. The District is a POST certified agency.

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The faculty of the University of Cincinnati Master of Science in Criminal Justice program is the most published, most recognized, and most respected in the industry. Our graduates are truly empowered to become leaders in their communities; with a confidence that can only be gained by learning from the greatest minds in their field.

Get started today at the University of Cincinnati

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