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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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May 08, 2014
4 things Andy Sipowicz taught me about being a beat cop Jason Welin - On Patrol in Canada

4 things Andy Sipowicz taught me about being a beat cop

NYPD Blue offers some solid advice and some that doesn’t work so well in practice — I think most can agree that these four points are solid advice for any LEO - Full Story
May 06, 2014
4 must-have abilities of an aspiring SWAT officer Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

4 must-have abilities of an aspiring SWAT officer

Tactical teams vary from one agency to the next, but there are some consistencies I’ve observed in my non-SWAT law enforcement career - Full Story
May 06, 2014
8 things for leaders to consider when scouting for SWAT members Dan Danaher - Tactical Encounters

8 things for leaders to consider when scouting for SWAT members

SWAT is a specialized unit and those selected to be members of that unit should be special people who possess extraordinary skills and abilities - Full Story
May 06, 2014
9 ways to increase your chances of making SWAT Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

9 ways to increase your chances of making SWAT

In most tactical responses, 10 people working as a team can accomplish more than 20 working as individuals - Full Story
May 01, 2014
5 steps to create an Explorer program for your department PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

5 steps to create an Explorer program for your department

There are many reasons to start a police Explorer program, not the least of which is to provide the department a pool of prospective officers. - Full Story
April 25, 2014
P1 Photo of the Week: Leave home to come home PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Leave home to come home

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week comes from Officer Greg Bickel of the Philadelphia... - Full Story
April 18, 2014
P1 Photo of the Week: Time to reflect PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Time to reflect

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week comes from Officer Ryan Cummings of the Sweet Home... - Full Story
April 10, 2014
5 cases that fight the stigma of 'unethical' policing Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

5 cases that fight the stigma of 'unethical' policing

In the past 12 months alone, we’ve reported on countless cases of police officers demonstrating superior ethics in both thought and deed — both on duty and off - Full Story
April 10, 2014
How a focus on ethics can elevate the police profession Marty Katz - Past the Uniform

How a focus on ethics can elevate the police profession

Reinforcing — and reestablishing — trust among those we serve and protect can be achieved by establishing and adhering to higher ethical standards for our officers, leaders, and civilian employees - Full Story
April 10, 2014
What a state trooper's demotion can teach you about ethics standards Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

What a state trooper's demotion can teach you about ethics standards

Some may label this an overreaction, but it’s the wave of the future - Full Story



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