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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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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
April 03, 2013
P1 Humor Corner: Confessions of a police patch collector Keith Bettinger - Musings of a Retired Cop

P1 Humor Corner: Confessions of a police patch collector

If you’re interested in starting a hobby related to police work, consider patch collecting. It’s... - Full Story
April 01, 2013
Cops are experts at dealing with the dangerously insane Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Cops are experts at dealing with the dangerously insane

Cops tend to see truly crazy people in their one-percent moments, because we see them under stress, where they can’t keep up their mask of sanity - Full Story
April 01, 2013
On patrol on April Fool’s Marty Katz - Past the Uniform

On patrol on April Fool’s

Right or wrong — and certain instances of our brotherhood’s antics were wrong by all standards — a measure of 'cop humor' ensured we were a tight-knit shift - Full Story
March 29, 2013
Do police officers lie? Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

Do police officers lie?

According to attorney and activist Michelle Alexander, the only officers who tell the truth are those who claim police officers lie — the fact is, nothing could be further from the truth - Full Story
March 28, 2013
NY crime lab improves efficiency with 'Lean Six Sigma' process Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

NY crime lab improves efficiency with 'Lean Six Sigma' process

The Monroe County Crime Lab has not only significantly streamlined case-work, but now projects to process 400 percent more cases by the end of 2013 - Full Story
March 28, 2013
10 tips and tactics for investigating Sovereign Citizens Moe Greenberg - Detective's Notebook

10 tips and tactics for investigating Sovereign Citizens

Sovereign Citizens can be an investigative challenge — much of their personal identification information, such as birth certificates, driver’s licenses, or vehicle tags are fraudulent documents - Full Story
March 27, 2013
R U OK w/ 'text-talk' in police reports? Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

R U OK w/ 'text-talk' in police reports?

The American legal system still uses proper English, including correct spelling and grammar, but some say we should accept “text-talk” and incorrectly spelled words as long as they are phonetically correct - Full Story
March 26, 2013
3 ways cops could use Google Glass Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

3 ways cops could use Google Glass

So-called 'augmented reality' is not unlike the view that the movies showed RoboCop and the Terminator to have, where data was superimposed over whatever they saw - Full Story



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