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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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6 considerations for cops stuck in a hostile workplace Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

6 considerations for cops stuck in a hostile workplace

We need to go deeper into this issue — to not just address the existence of bullying — but to offer real suggestions to combat it at the source - Full Story

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4 ways to tell you’re a cop who needs to change Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

4 ways to tell you’re a cop who needs to change

We know that the vast majority of us do our jobs faithfully and professionally, but we have a small minority of officers who are just a**holes - Full Story

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Baltimore officer on restrictive duty after allegedly waving his gun

A photo posted on Instagram shows an officer allegedly waving his gun at a group of people - Full Story

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Miami police recruiting in overdrive amid political pressure

Commissioners have increased spending by millions of dollars over the past two years in order to bolster the department - Full Story

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Black, white Texas cops take stand with 'his life matters' viral photo

Black, white Texas cops take stand with 'his life matters' viral photo

A photo going viral features two cops standing together with a message on their palms and arrows pointed at one another - Full Story

Columns

Applying for chief: Which jurisdiction is right for you? Rob Hall - Chief's Office

Applying for chief: Which jurisdiction is right for you?

When you’re applying for the position of police chief, an honest assessment of the job environment is essential, as well as a willingness to walk away if it’s not the right situation for you - Full Story

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Ill. governor signs police guidelines for body cameras

State has become first to establish wide-ranging law enforcement rules for bodycams - Full Story

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Police embrace their community through social media

National Fraternal Order of Police Conference discussed departments across the country utilizing social media - Full Story

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Why patrol K-9s and handlers belong on SWAT Brad Smith - K-9 Tactical Operator

Why patrol K-9s and handlers belong on SWAT

If selected properly, any patrol dog can be a SWAT dog, and a properly trained and motivated patrol dog handler can be a SWAT dog handler - Full Story

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New Yorker rises from school teacher to FBI boss

New Yorker rises from school teacher to FBI boss

The first Hispanic to run the FBI's largest field office almost never got there - Full Story



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