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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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Ariz. traffic stop leads to trooper’s rescue of 2 kidnapped La. boys

The trooper knew something was off when the suspect tried to give him a false name - Full Story

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Ohio cop fired after 137-shot barrage wants back on force

Dozens more officers were given suspensions of varying lengths in connection with their actions - Full Story

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How can you translate your LE skills to the private sector? 2 real-life examples Karen L. Bune - Criminals, Victims, and Cops

How can you translate your LE skills to the private sector? 2 real-life examples

Two career cops are prime examples of how to make the move from serving the public to serving customers - Full Story

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Chicago to pay $3M to settle police hiring discrimination lawsuit

The lawsuit has been in the works for some time and is not related to the DOJ's broader civil rights investigation - Full Story

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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

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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

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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

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Navajo Nation launches nationwide search for police chief

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

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$341K in Honolulu police overtime for Obama family vacation

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



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