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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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June 13, 2011
The Ethical Warrior: Guiding principles and Humphrey's 'Warrior Creed' Jack E. Hoban & Bruce J. Gourlie - The Ethical Warrior

The Ethical Warrior: Guiding principles and Humphrey's 'Warrior Creed'

As a young Marine Captain, just off the drill field at the Recruit Depot in San Diego, I decided to earn... - Full Story
June 08, 2011
Concealed carry, HR 218, and the retired police officer Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Concealed carry, HR 218, and the retired police officer

If you are a retired cop — or plan on retiring from law enforcement — you must make a personal decision on whether or not you will carry a firearm as you are entitle to do under the 'Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act' - Full Story
June 07, 2011
Predicting criminal behavior: DHS takes a page from 'Minority Report' Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

Predicting criminal behavior: DHS takes a page from 'Minority Report'

The Future Attribute Screening Technology (FAST) Project uses high-tech sensors to detect indicators of potential criminal activity - Full Story
June 06, 2011
Curriculum development for law enforcement: Pedagogy versus Andragogy Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Curriculum development for law enforcement: Pedagogy versus Andragogy

Part One: The theory of multiple intelligences recognizes that not everyone learns information the same way and that training must be provided in several different ways to accommodate the various learning styles - Full Story
June 01, 2011
P1 Humor Corner: Cops on 'career day' Mike Peterson - Cop Comedy

P1 Humor Corner: Cops on 'career day'

I came prepared with a short outline, a bag of plastic junior police badges, and my infamous ‘get out of jail free’ trading cards - Full Story
May 24, 2011
Deadline for 2011 COPS Hiring Program (CHP) looming this week Denise Schlegel - Secrets to Getting Police Grants

Deadline for 2011 COPS Hiring Program (CHP) looming this week

CHP provides funds directly to law enforcement agencies to hire new and/or rehire career law enforcement officers - Full Story
May 19, 2011
Higher education increasingly key to police promotions Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Higher education increasingly key to police promotions

If you don’t want that young, snot-nosed rookie beating you out of a promotion down the road, then get your education! - Full Story
May 19, 2011
National Police Week: Thoughts and prayers for the children Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

National Police Week: Thoughts and prayers for the children

For about seven years, I had the honor and privilege to serve as a part of the California LEOKA (Law... - Full Story
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



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