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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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July 31, 2014
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... - Full Story
July 28, 2014
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
July 23, 2014
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
July 21, 2014
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
July 21, 2014
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
July 10, 2014
3 reasons the personal written debrief (PWD) can improve your performance Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

3 reasons the personal written debrief (PWD) can improve your performance

The PWD works because it helps wire the brain by creating and establishing a memory file that will be used in future decision making (just don’t call it a diary) - Full Story
July 10, 2014
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
July 10, 2014
Police leaders can train discipline, but must hire character PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Police leaders can train discipline, but must hire character

When we hire an officer we are making an investment that will hopefully last 30, or more years... we have to get it right - Full Story
July 09, 2014
Why you should rethink practical jokes on patrol Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Why you should rethink practical jokes on patrol

I don’t like practical jokes, and to this very day I think Steve’s “man with a gun” call in front of Frontier Realty was dangerous and in poor taste - Full Story
June 17, 2014
8 Facebook privacy tips every cop should know about Lauri Stevens - Social Media & Law Enforcement

8 Facebook privacy tips every cop should know about

The more Facebook knows about you, the more valuable it is, so they don’t do much to make it easy to manage and protect your privacy — so, we offer the following simple steps you can take - Full Story



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Taking Training to the Next Level Taking Training to the Next Level
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