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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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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
5 traits of great street cops Mike Rayburn - Combat Gunfighting

5 traits of great street cops

I’m sure we could come up with a hundred other traits that make a good street cop, but for now, take these few words of wisdom and be safe out there - 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
September 12, 2013
Balancing 'police supervisor' and 'cop buddy' roles PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Balancing 'police supervisor' and 'cop buddy' roles

In PoliceOne "First Person" essays, PoliceOne Members candidly share their own unique personal insights on issues confronting cops today, as well as opinions, observations, and advice on living life behind the thin blue line - Full Story
September 11, 2013
On 9/11, we mourn our fallen, and move forward Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

On 9/11, we mourn our fallen, and move forward

Twelve years ago, nearly 3,000 Americans perished in the worst terrorist attack this country has ever suffered — today, we look back, gather ourselves, and fix our gaze upon the future - Full Story
September 04, 2013
'Possum marksmanship' and 10 more proposed police medals Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

'Possum marksmanship' and 10 more proposed police medals

For those among us who were not destined for glory, I have some suggestions for decorations that can adorn our proud upper torso - Full Story
August 28, 2013
What it means to be 'more than a cop' Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

What it means to be 'more than a cop'

When the job becomes so all-consuming, as it does for many cops, life becomes one-dimensional - Full Story
August 23, 2013
The cop, the biker, and the special-needs boy Keith Bettinger - Musings of a Retired Cop

The cop, the biker, and the special-needs boy

Years ago, when I was still out on patrol, a long-haired guy from a “motorcycle gang” taught me a lesson about appearances sometimes being deceiving - Full Story
August 22, 2013
Police militarization and the argument for armored vehicles PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Police militarization and the argument for armored vehicles

In PoliceOne "First Person" essays, PoliceOne Members candidly share their own unique personal insights on issues confronting cops today, as well as opinions, observations, and advice on living life behind the thin blue line - Full Story



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