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November 28, 2013
On Thanksgiving, citizens saying Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

On Thanksgiving, citizens saying "thank you" to cops

On this day of giving thanks, I want to highlight a handful of stories of citizens’ gestures of appreciation to American law enforcement officers - Full Story
November 22, 2013
'Attaboys' and 'aw sh*ts': How to accept cop criticism Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

'Attaboys' and 'aw sh*ts': How to accept cop criticism

The brain craves feedback and the soul craves affirmation — since we get a lot of the former and too little of the latter, how can we improve our positive-to-negative ratio? - Full Story
November 21, 2013
8 tips for designing your Citizen Police Academy PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

8 tips for designing your Citizen Police Academy

Citizen Academies are typically offered once a year, free of charge, to civilians 18 and older with no criminal history - Full Story
November 15, 2013
How you can join the effort to help terminally ill children Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

How you can join the effort to help terminally ill children

George Mark Children’s House is an outstanding care facility for children with life-threatening conditions — police officers anywhere can support this mission - Full Story
November 15, 2013
How to cater a bank robbery Keith Bettinger - Musings of a Retired Cop

How to cater a bank robbery

The detectives concluded their investigation, the bank was able to open the next day — and I didn’t have to buy lunch - Full Story
November 14, 2013
The academy after the academy PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

The academy after the academy

Between police academy and field training, skills can diminish, so Green Bay set up a 4-week refresher course - Full Story
November 14, 2013
Don’t give Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Don’t give "them" any video to work with!

On YouTube you can see plenty of America’s finest being made to look like idiots — be smart because when we do senseless things, we only give the “anti-police crowd” more ammunition - Full Story
November 13, 2013
Ollie Tate is up for parole ... again! Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Ollie Tate is up for parole ... again!

Society does not need the would-be cop killer walking among us, so you know what we need to do - Full Story
November 11, 2013
Police History: Nuggets of wisdom from one of 'Patton's Golden Nuggets' Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Police History: Nuggets of wisdom from one of 'Patton's Golden Nuggets'

I was looking down a path in life that would have been a very unhealthy one, but Private Lester Olson gently set me on a different course by uttering three simple words: ‘It gets better’ - Full Story
November 08, 2013
37 great Veterans Day discounts for food and fun Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

37 great Veterans Day discounts for food and fun

Knowing that many PoliceOne Members have served in our armed forces, I looked into which establishments across the country are providing deals on Veterans Day - Full Story



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