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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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July 17, 2013
How to create 'fierce followers' in law enforcement Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

How to create 'fierce followers' in law enforcement

With agencies being asked to do more with less — or everything with nothing — developing, nurturing and mining fierce followers is more critical than ever - Full Story
July 15, 2013
Body-cavity searches and common sense: No misdemeanor is worth losing your job Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Body-cavity searches and common sense: No misdemeanor is worth losing your job

It’s pretty unlikely that there’s even one jurisdiction in America in which a roadside body-cavity search falls within agency policy - Full Story
July 15, 2013
Solo officer risks and other truths about active shooter responses Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Solo officer risks and other truths about active shooter responses

Although total numbers are small, an analysis of active shooter events for the first time has estimated... - Full Story
July 11, 2013
What doctors can teach cops about saying Matt Stiehm - Campus Safety

What doctors can teach cops about saying "I'm sorry"

Risk managers, city attorneys, and police managers would have you believe that saying sorry is tantamount to admitting a mistake - Full Story
July 11, 2013
First Person: 4 qualities of great police leaders PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

First Person: 4 qualities of great police leaders

Whether you are a unit commander, area commander, or the top cop, certain leadership principles remain static - Full Story
July 03, 2013
Torn on the 4th of July: A cop reveler's guilt Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Torn on the 4th of July: A cop reveler's guilt

We cops often see holidays as just another day at work — an extra-busy, pain-in-the-rear day at work - Full Story
June 28, 2013
The last watch: Reflections on a police career Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

The last watch: Reflections on a police career

Today, as I wrap up my last watch, I thank God that He has kept me safe and provided me with gatekeepers who’ve directed my path - Full Story
June 27, 2013
P1 First Person: Tips from a rookie (part two) PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Tips from a rookie (part two)

By Joseph Hood PoliceOne Member I was recently reflecting on my first year on the job as a police officer,... - Full Story
June 26, 2013
A happy anniversary: 5 key themes from 5 great years Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

A happy anniversary: 5 key themes from 5 great years

Keeping cop killers out of jail, active shooters in schools, and other issues I've covered during my five years (so far) at PoliceOne - Full Story
June 24, 2013
2 secrets to good report writing: Organization and clarity John Bowden - On Language, Communication, and Leadership

2 secrets to good report writing: Organization and clarity

Set the scene, by introducing the people, property and other information before it is discussed. - Full Story



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