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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 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
June 19, 2013
Is 'great followership' the real secret to great leadership? Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Is 'great followership' the real secret to great leadership?

As long as we fixate on leaders at the expense of followers, we will perpetuate the myth that followers don’t matter much - Full Story
June 14, 2013
Officer needs assistance: Backup has arrived Olivia Johnson - Peer Support

Officer needs assistance: Backup has arrived

Officers must be discrete when assisting a fellow officer in need, but must also be careful not to strip the officer of their entire identity - Full Story
June 13, 2013
What's your best advice for an aspiring cop? P1 Community - The Question

What's your best advice for an aspiring cop?

We asked our Facebook fans what advice they would give to a graduating high school student who told them... - Full Story
June 13, 2013
P1 First Person: Tips from a rookie (part one) PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

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

By Joseph Hood PoliceOne Member A few months ago, while sitting on my porch and indulging in a post-shift... - Full Story
June 13, 2013
Why are cops so easy to hate? Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Why are cops so easy to hate?

Police hate is not just a public relations problem — it’s a survival problem - Full Story



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