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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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October 07, 2013
Tactical suicide vs. loitering: Risk a lot to save a lot Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Tactical suicide vs. loitering: Risk a lot to save a lot

In the case of an active killer loose in a populated venue, one must risk a lot to save a lot - Full Story
October 03, 2013
Operation Switch: Setting up the sting PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Operation Switch: Setting up the sting

Inside the first long-term undercover operation in the United States — part one of a four-part series - Full Story
October 02, 2013
Should police hiring requirements be standardized? Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Should police hiring requirements be standardized?

We may need to standardize the law enforcement profession before John Q. Citizen does it for us - Full Story
September 25, 2013
Atheists in foxholes: Is faith essential to police work? Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Atheists in foxholes: Is faith essential to police work?

Studies have shown that perception affects behavior, we are essentially wired for faith - Full Story
September 20, 2013
Are you a 'law enforcement hostage'? How to break free PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Are you a 'law enforcement hostage'? How to break free

The authoritarian culture in many departments needs to be examined – and dismantled - Full Story
September 20, 2013
The future of policing is every cop's responsibility Vance "Fox" Rosen - Fox on Point

The future of policing is every cop's responsibility

If we want professional, well-trained, courteous officers with good attitudes, then we must demonstrate those attributes ourselves - Full Story
September 20, 2013
P1 Photo of the Week: True family PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: True family

(Photo courtesy Kevin Cosby Photography) www.kevincosbyphotography.com This week’s photo of the... - Full Story
September 16, 2013
A cop killer up for parole: LEOs send letters in protest Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

A cop killer up for parole: LEOs send letters in protest

Although Sidney Dean Porter was sentenced to life in prison for his brutal murder of Officer Frank Ward of the John Day (Ore.) Police Department, he has being given the opportunity to apply for parole - Full Story
September 13, 2013
So you think you want to be a police officer? Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

So you think you want to be a police officer?

Are you willing to be put under a microscope for the next 20 to 30 years of your life? - Full Story
September 12, 2013
Saying ‘I’m sorry’ in the context of a cop’s career Matt Stiehm - Campus Safety

Saying ‘I’m sorry’ in the context of a cop’s career

Officers get into situations that may prompt an apology, but simply saying ‘sorry’ does not mean the situation should result in a civil tort - Full Story



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