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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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Achieving diversity in police ranks no easy task

Achieving diversity in police ranks no easy task

Authorities say the reasons behind such uneven numbers are many and often nuanced and there isn't an easy fix - Full Story

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5 keys to policing you won’t learn at the academy

5 keys to policing you won’t learn at the academy

Here are five things that the academy — or continuing education and in-service training — cannot teach us. These are traits we either inherently possess or they’re things we will have to quickly learn on our own. - Full Story

Videos

Understanding the National School Shield Program

PoliceOne Contributor Tony Lambraia discusses the National School Shield Program.

Columns

5 keys to policing you won’t learn at the academy Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

5 keys to policing you won’t learn at the academy

By using our training and our noggin we can all become better public servants - Full Story

Columns

1 way to improve a police officer’s promotion potential Rick Michelson - Promotional Preparation

1 way to improve a police officer’s promotion potential

Here’s a simple process that will enable you to be able to prove that you can successfully supervise anyone or anything - Full Story

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Beat cops are key to defeating domestic terrorism

Beat cops are key to defeating domestic terrorism

Attacks funded and orchestrated by a transnational terror groups such as al Qaeda, AQAP, al Shabaab, and ISIS merit consideration, but lone wolves and the grassroots Jihad remain the biggest threat. - Full Story

Columns

Why beat cops are key to domestic counterterrorism Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Why beat cops are key to domestic counterterrorism

Attacks funded and orchestrated by a transnational terror groups such as al Qaeda, AQAP, al Shabaab, and ISIS merit consideration, but lone wolves and the grassroots Jihad remain the biggest threat - Full Story

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Why police leaders should be training their replacements

Why police leaders should be training their replacements

The law enforcement leader who develops leadership in his/her subordinates will be promoted to carry on that practice at a higher level - Full Story

Columns

How to adjust risk variables to increase officer safety Paul C. Wood - Dominating Your Operational Environment

How to adjust risk variables to increase officer safety

Risk tolerance on the job is ultimately a personal matter where the most effective cops incorporate risk management practices into daily decision-making - Full Story

Columns

10 secrets cops know that most people don't Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

10 secrets cops know that most people don't

It’s become abundantly clear in the past few weeks that the press and the public have very little re... - Full Story



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Police Jobs and Careers Columnists

Past the Uniform Past the Uniform
with Marty Katz
Career Advancement Career Advancement
with Dr. Larry F. Jetmore