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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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Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma

The highly unusual suit was filed Friday in the middle of the city's effort to grapple with serious questions about the future of its police force - Full Story


Lawmakers say pay raise due for Wash. State Patrol

A 7.5 percent across-the-board raise is the main tenet of one proposed solution - Full Story


Mass. police receive $357K staffing grant

The funds can be used to restore, retain or hire police and fire personnel, or for overtime - Full Story


Navajo Nation launches nationwide search for police chief

The police chief also will be required to be familiar with Navajo culture - Full Story


$341K in Honolulu police overtime for Obama family vacation

Obama has spent every Christmas season vacationing in his birth state - Full Story


SC counties dole out second chances to fired cops

Some were fired for lying and concealing information, red flags that should have made any chief wary of second chances - Full Story


SC bill aims to cover PTSD under workers’ compensation

Deputy Sheriff, shot and injured in the line of duty, champions PTSD coverage as a workers’ comp benefit - Full Story


Face it, you’re a thrill seeker: How cops can find a healthy balance Mike Boyle - Firearms Training and Tactics

Face it, you’re a thrill seeker: How cops can find a healthy balance

We may be in the profession to help our fellow man, but the bottom line is that we’re thrill seekers, and there’s nothing wrong with that - Full Story


Do you really want to become a cop? PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Do you really want to become a cop?

This job takes all kinds of people, but it really takes a special kind of person to be able to stick it out - Full Story


The power of asking "What's Important Now?" in policing

Brian Willis discusses 'The Secret" and the power of "What's Important Now" in policing at the inaugural WINx: Inspiring Excellence in Law Enforcement event. For more information or to register for the next WINx event, visit www.experienceWINx.com.

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