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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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April 22, 2013
Boston bombings: 6 things cops know that most Americans don't Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Boston bombings: 6 things cops know that most Americans don't

I do not want to be counted among the journalists who — in the necessary chatter of avoiding dead... - Full Story
April 15, 2013
Rush to judgment: Let's stop eating our young Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

Rush to judgment: Let's stop eating our young

What often causes the most stress for police officers is the tension between us — our co-workers and supervisors — not the carnage and mayhem we deal with on the streets - Full Story
April 12, 2013
Hostage situation: One shot to save a boy's life Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Hostage situation: One shot to save a boy's life

When a 30-year-old gunman with a history of substance abuse and trouble with the law threatened the life of an innocent high school student, Sergeant Jeff Young took action - Full Story
April 11, 2013
Strategic planning for small- and mid-sized departments Matt Stiehm - Campus Safety

Strategic planning for small- and mid-sized departments

To prepare and plan for the future, a few business concepts should be introduced to our profession - Full Story
April 11, 2013
The greatest calling: Being a true friend to a brother or sister in blue Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

The greatest calling: Being a true friend to a brother or sister in blue

We rely on our brothers and sisters in blue because no one else understands us - Full Story
April 11, 2013
Leader or manager? You make the choice Anthony Powalie - The Art of Discipline

Leader or manager? You make the choice

Somehow in law enforcement we have taken the mindset of ‘customer service’ to the extreme, causing some chiefs to believe they are managers, instead of leaders - Full Story
April 10, 2013
Reality Training: Cop calmly describes his assailant, 'Shots fired. I'm hit' PoliceOne Staff - Reality Training: Roll Call Video Review

Reality Training: Cop calmly describes his assailant, 'Shots fired. I'm hit'

Despite taking two rounds to his vest and one which tore into his abdomen, Officer David Wagoner of the Cape Coral (Fla.) Police Department calmly described his assailants as they sped off - Full Story
April 10, 2013
Tips for police interaction with combat veterans Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Tips for police interaction with combat veterans

Please keep in mind that our combat veterans fought for our freedom, and we owe them a debt of gratitude, praise, and thanks - Full Story
April 08, 2013
PoliceOne's Gun Control Survey: 11 key lessons from officers' perspectives Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

PoliceOne's Gun Control Survey: 11 key lessons from officers' perspectives

Never before has such a comprehensive survey of law enforcement officers’ opinions on gun control, gun violence, and gun rights been conducted - Full Story
April 03, 2013
Why we need Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Why we need "Murder-Free Zones"

Active shooters are an evil that has gone viral so we need more solutions - Full Story



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