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Police Jobs and Careers

Police Jobs and Careers

Police Jobs and Careers

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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News

Suit filed after dash cam contradicts Chicago cops' testimony

5 officers have been stripped of their duties after dash cam footage proves they lied on the witness stand, bringing dozens of other cases into question - Full Story

Columns

P1 Photo of the Week: Time to reflect PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Time to reflect

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week comes from Officer Ryan Cummings of the Sweet Home... - Full Story

Columns

5 cases that fight the stigma of 'unethical' policing Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

5 cases that fight the stigma of 'unethical' policing

In the past 12 months alone, we’ve reported on countless cases of police officers demonstrating superior ethics in both thought and deed — both on duty and off - Full Story

Columns

How a focus on ethics can elevate the police profession Marty Katz - Past the Uniform

How a focus on ethics can elevate the police profession

Reinforcing — and reestablishing — trust among those we serve and protect can be achieved by establishing and adhering to higher ethical standards for our officers, leaders, and civilian employees - Full Story

News

Mich. town hires unconventional police chief

The new chief is the subject of an ongoing legal battle in a neighboring town, and admits he polices in a different manner than most - Full Story

Videos

Our noble profession

Law Enforcement Expert Dave Smith talks with Chief Neal Rossow of the Flat Rock (MI) police department about his philosophy of the nobility of law enforcement.

Columns

Why police families must live like there's 'no tomorrow' Barbara A. Schwartz - Living with the Sacrifice

Why police families must live like there's 'no tomorrow'

Many officers miss their children’s recitals, plays, and ball games because of work, but there are no do overs in life — you have the opportunity now to decide how you spend your time, so choose wisely - Full Story

News

Police union wants deputies out of Pa. city

FOP officials, chiefs and officers from neighboring departments told a city council that a sheriff's plan to assume police functions and back up city officers is illegal - Full Story

Columns

How to change culture in your police department Barry Reynolds - Leadership, Management, and Policing

How to change culture in your police department

Creating a culture of change is about developing a shared sensed of destiny — and enrolling others in those efforts — so they see their interests as being aligned with the organization - Full Story



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