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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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October 30, 2013
Thinking about suicide: Be aware of this cop killer Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

Thinking about suicide: Be aware of this cop killer

Our inability to talk about suicidal urges — and how prevalent depression and mood disorders are — can be a deadly taboo - Full Story
October 25, 2013
Brass vs. officers: Distrust gets us nowhere Olivia Johnson - Peer Support

Brass vs. officers: Distrust gets us nowhere

To clean up a toxic environment, we have to remember we’re all on the same team - Full Story
October 23, 2013
Why aren't there more women in policework? Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Why aren't there more women in policework?

Is the profession holding us back, or do we lack the ambition? - Full Story
October 18, 2013
In police training, how much contact is enough? Jeff Paynter - Training to Win

In police training, how much contact is enough?

When it comes to fighting, as with sex, there is no substitute for the real thing - Full Story
October 17, 2013
Terrorism dry runs: They can happen anywhere, anytime Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Terrorism dry runs: They can happen anywhere, anytime

The activities aboard US Airways Flight 1880 from Washington Reagan National to Orlando International on September 2, 2013 should serve as a wake-up call for all of us - Full Story
October 11, 2013
How I almost Nancy Fatura - Unleashing Your Inner Warrior

How I almost "smoked a poodle" and learned about trusting my gut

Instinct serves you well, but what it tells you can change over time - Full Story
October 10, 2013
What does it mean for an officer to act professionally? Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

What does it mean for an officer to act professionally?

A professional puts others at ease, and does not compete for the title of who is the smartest person in the room - Full Story
October 10, 2013
A 'work in progress' and proud of it PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

A 'work in progress' and proud of it

I might not be the perfect rookie, but I won’t ever leave you stranded - Full Story
October 10, 2013
8 tips for being a successful police family P1 Community - The Question

8 tips for being a successful police family

The wife of a recently appointed police officer turned to Quora for advice on what to expect now that... - Full Story



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