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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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Do something about the corrupt cop on your PD

Do something about the corrupt cop on your PD

I contend that 99.999 percent of cops are honorable, honest, morally righteous individuals committed to helping others and protecting the communities they serve. It's the other 0.001 percent who besmirch the badge. - Full Story

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How to react when a cop goes 'bad'

How to react when a cop goes 'bad'

It is an undisputable fact that in any profession there is a bad apple in every bunch, but the impact in the police world is more devastating than most others - Full Story

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Do something about the corrupt cop on your PD Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Do something about the corrupt cop on your PD

Cops almost universally agree that their department is better off when a criminally corrupt cop is ejected from the ranks — those who disagree are probably criminally corrupt themselves - Full Story

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How long can you deal with death and trauma before it starts to affect you? PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

How long can you deal with death and trauma before it starts to affect you?

By Gina Smith, News Editor, Sequoyah County Times Special Guest Contributor to PoliceOne “Whoever battles with monsters ha... - Full Story

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Use this 1 simple tactic to maximize your cop salary Jason Hoschouer - Motors and Monies

Use this 1 simple tactic to maximize your cop salary

By creating a budget, you can break the Overtime Cycle and give yourself a fighting chance to not only get your head above water, but to improve your financial wellbeing - Full Story

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8 ways you can be a great police warrior

8 ways you can be a great police warrior

What kind of warrior are you? Maybe you’re defined by a personal attribute that helps you do your job a little better than those around you. Here are eight types of positive warrior. - Full Story

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RISE nominee: How a Fla. Sgt's leadership builds close, confident cops Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

RISE nominee: How a Fla. Sgt's leadership builds close, confident cops

Sgt. Gavette doesn't put his rank before his badge when mentoring his officers - Full Story

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8 ways you can be a great police warrior Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

8 ways you can be a great police warrior

Your job as a warrior is to have more positive attributes than negative - Full Story

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6 types of police warrior you don’t want to be Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

6 types of police warrior you don’t want to be

Your job as a warrior is to have more positive attributes than negative - Full Story

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3 challenges that blindside rookie cops (and how to survive them) Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

3 challenges that blindside rookie cops (and how to survive them)

Obstacles will occur in every cop’s career, but with a positive attitude, perseverance, and integrity, you will live through them and you will become a mature, seasoned veteran - Full Story



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