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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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May 18, 2011
National Police Week: Living with the sacrifice Barbara A. Schwartz - Living with the Sacrifice

National Police Week: Living with the sacrifice

Be certain that you and your agency recognize and honor the injured and disabled officers in your jurisdiction and beyond during National Police Week 2011 - Full Story
May 17, 2011
National Police Week: Each of the fallen has a story to tell Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

National Police Week: Each of the fallen has a story to tell

There will be ceremonies all over the nation remembering the fallen this year and it is only fitting... - Full Story
May 09, 2011
Shooting skills: Training to counter an ambush Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Shooting skills: Training to counter an ambush

During a dynamic daylong firearms course presented by LMS Defense, police officers from a handful of agencies proved the credo, "I will get top-notch tactical training whether or not my agency pays for it" - Full Story
May 04, 2011
Seattle woodcarver shooting case ends in $1.5M settlement Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Seattle woodcarver shooting case ends in $1.5M settlement

John Williams, described as a “master woodcarver” and “partly deaf” was shot by Officer Ian Birk of the Seattle (Wash.) PD—Williams’ family has reached a $1.5 million settlement with the city - Full Story
April 29, 2011
What do our 'cop dreams' tell us? Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

What do our 'cop dreams' tell us?

From syrup bullets to empty holsters, police officers have some pretty interesting recurring dreams — what are yours? - Full Story
April 27, 2011
Ancient military thinkers and modern law enforcement Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

Ancient military thinkers and modern law enforcement

Cherry-picking quotes from complex strategic military thinkers and shoehorning their “lessons”... - Full Story
April 21, 2011
The strides we've made: Reflections of a police dinosaur Marty Katz - Past the Uniform

The strides we've made: Reflections of a police dinosaur

I was thinking about the strides that have been made in law enforcement technology since I first pinned... - Full Story
April 21, 2011
Becoming a learning organization Sgt. Joe Binns - Recruiting the 21st Century Police Officer

Becoming a learning organization

What is a learning organization and why should the criminal justice community care? The National Institute... - Full Story
April 20, 2011
Hunting for Heroes: Serving disabled law officers Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Hunting for Heroes: Serving disabled law officers

An organization called Hunting for Heroes, now in its second year of operation, is raising money through 'red meat' efforts like hunting tournaments and outdoor activities - Full Story
April 13, 2011
Motivated to learn, train, and pass the torch Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Motivated to learn, train, and pass the torch

The International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association’s annual conference is one of the best tools to help a new or an in-service police trainer take their career to the next level - Full Story



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