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May 21, 2014
Poll Call: What would you do if you couldn't be a cop? P1 Community - The Question

Poll Call: What would you do if you couldn't be a cop?

By PoliceOne Staff Police officers arguably have one of the most stressful jobs in America. You can go... - Full Story
May 08, 2014
Taking over the beat from a great police mentor Nick Perna - Gang Investigations

Taking over the beat from a great police mentor

Officer Harrington was a throwback to a bye-gone era, when cops were blue collar stiffs who hit the streets with the intent to enforce the law and keep the peace — everything else was secondary - Full Story
May 08, 2014
10 traits of a great mentor Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

10 traits of a great mentor

Two men named Chuck have helped mold me into the man I’ve become, and thinking about them — as well as others who’ve mentored me — leads to a list of common characteristics of great mentors - Full Story
May 08, 2014
4 things Andy Sipowicz taught me about being a beat cop Jason Welin - On Patrol in Canada

4 things Andy Sipowicz taught me about being a beat cop

NYPD Blue offers some solid advice and some that doesn’t work so well in practice — I think most can agree that these four points are solid advice for any LEO - Full Story
May 06, 2014
4 must-have abilities of an aspiring SWAT officer Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

4 must-have abilities of an aspiring SWAT officer

Tactical teams vary from one agency to the next, but there are some consistencies I’ve observed in my non-SWAT law enforcement career - Full Story
May 06, 2014
8 things for leaders to consider when scouting for SWAT members Dan Danaher - Tactical Encounters

8 things for leaders to consider when scouting for SWAT members

SWAT is a specialized unit and those selected to be members of that unit should be special people who possess extraordinary skills and abilities - Full Story
May 06, 2014
9 ways to increase your chances of making SWAT Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

9 ways to increase your chances of making SWAT

In most tactical responses, 10 people working as a team can accomplish more than 20 working as individuals - Full Story
May 01, 2014
5 steps to create an Explorer program for your department PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

5 steps to create an Explorer program for your department

There are many reasons to start a police Explorer program, not the least of which is to provide the department a pool of prospective officers. - Full Story
April 25, 2014
P1 Photo of the Week: Leave home to come home PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Leave home to come home

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week comes from Officer Greg Bickel of the Philadelphia... - Full Story
April 18, 2014
P1 Photo of the Week: Time to reflect PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Time to reflect

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week comes from Officer Ryan Cummings of the Sweet Home... - Full Story



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