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The Police Careers and Advancement topic page offers expert advice for officers to follow that can enable a steady rise through the ranks. From the day they enter the academy to the day they “pull the pin” the path is strewn with career-killing pitfalls, so visit this page often for a freshly updated roadmap to success.
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Bullies in the workplace: Sabotaging police culture Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

Bullies in the workplace: Sabotaging police culture

Bullying is now recognized as “not just for kids” as the problem of adult bullying in the workplace is getting attention — the law enforcement workplace is not exempt - Full Story

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How to know if you are being bullied Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

How to know if you are being bullied

According to the Workplace Bullying Institute, here are indicators you are being bullied. The Institute ha... - Full Story

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Ex-Sheriff gets 10 years in bizarre NM road rage case

Rodella, who was in plain clothes at the time, said Tafoya was a reckless driver whom he was trying to stop in the interest of public safety - Full Story

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Ohio chief famous for social presence steps down amid damaging allegations

Brimfield Township Police Chief David Oliver resigned two days after he was suspended for allegations of gender discrimination - Full Story

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Police chief famous for social presence steps down amid damaging allegations

The police chief who was known nation-wide for his far-reaching social media presence and public comebacks to Kanye West, among other stories, has stepped down as police chief -- and the department’s Facebook page, which lauded 177,000 followers, has temporarily been disabled.

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5 tips for successful police leadership in 2015

5 tips for successful police leadership in 2015

Do not lose sight of the fact that law enforcement is - and has always been - one of the most prestigious professions. - Full Story

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Ky. cop injured after pistol discharges in gun store, files suit

Attorney says his client has had multiple surgeries and has lost enough functionality in his left hand that he can no longer work as a police officer.

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Video: Ky. cop injured after pistol discharges in gun store, files suit

Attorney says his client has had multiple surgeries and has lost enough functionality in his left hand that he can no longer work as a police officer - Full Story

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8 ways police leaders can improve morale

8 ways police leaders can improve morale

Morale is a thermometer for the health of your department. High morale helps officers cope with the day-to-day demands, the ups and downs of the job, and with issues and discouragement that often coincide with them. - Full Story

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How can de Blasio heal the rift with the NYPD?

How can de Blasio heal the rift with the NYPD?

As Mayor Bill de Blasio plots his next move to end a crisis that has led to an NYPD work slowdown, his advisers have made it clear: he won't apologize - Full Story



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