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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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August 08, 2014
Why reporting corruption on your PD can be bad for your career Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

Why reporting corruption on your PD can be bad for your career

Speaking up against corrupt or criminal activity in your ranks can be the most courageous and dangerous thing you’ll ever do as a police officer - Full Story
August 06, 2014
5 things cops and criminals have in common Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

5 things cops and criminals have in common

Possessing the traits of Human nature is one thing, using them for right and just ends is an individual choice - Full Story
August 05, 2014
How WatchGuard’s 4RE solves data storage problems for police Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

How WatchGuard’s 4RE solves data storage problems for police

Recording in HD significantly increases the evidentiary value of video evidence – but with larger files comes storage issues. - Full Story
August 01, 2014
Do something about the corrupt cop on your PD Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Do something about the corrupt cop on your PD

Cops almost universally agree that their department is better off when a criminally corrupt cop is ejected from the ranks — those who disagree are probably criminally corrupt themselves - Full Story
July 31, 2014
How long can you deal with death and trauma before it starts to affect you? PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

How long can you deal with death and trauma before it starts to affect you?

By Gina Smith, News Editor, Sequoyah County Times Special Guest Contributor to PoliceOne “Whoever... - Full Story
July 28, 2014
Use this 1 simple tactic to maximize your police salary Jason Hoschouer - Motors and Monies

Use this 1 simple tactic to maximize your police salary

By creating a budget, you can break the Overtime Cycle and give yourself a fighting chance to not only get your head above water, but to improve your financial wellbeing - Full Story
July 23, 2014
RISE nominee: How a Fla. Sgt's leadership builds close, confident cops Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

RISE nominee: How a Fla. Sgt's leadership builds close, confident cops

Sgt. Gavette doesn't put his rank before his badge when mentoring his officers - Full Story
July 21, 2014
8 ways you can be a great police warrior Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

8 ways you can be a great police warrior

Your job as a warrior is to have more positive attributes than negative - Full Story
July 21, 2014
6 types of police warrior you don’t want to be Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

6 types of police warrior you don’t want to be

Your job as a warrior is to have more positive attributes than negative - Full Story
July 10, 2014
3 challenges that blindside rookie cops (and how to survive them) Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

3 challenges that blindside rookie cops (and how to survive them)

Obstacles will occur in every cop’s career, but with a positive attitude, perseverance, and integrity, you will live through them and you will become a mature, seasoned veteran - Full Story



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