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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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January 20, 2011
10 ways you know you're not a rookie anymore Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

10 ways you know you're not a rookie anymore

It seems we all wake up one day and come to the realization that it’s been a significant amount... - Full Story
January 13, 2011
P1 First Person: Coaching cops PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Coaching cops

By Captain Ray Bailey Ramsey (N.J.) Police Department and Chief Karen Sullivan (ret.) Have you ever taken... - Full Story
January 12, 2011
P1 Humor Corner: Dear Chief... Sorry I screwed up Mike Peterson - Cop Comedy

P1 Humor Corner: Dear Chief... Sorry I screwed up

'Barney Fife' incidents may result in a verbal reprimand or a letter in our personal file, but they also get more than a couple of laughs in the squad room - Full Story
January 07, 2011
What really makes someone a leader? Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

What really makes someone a leader?

We see, hear, and read a lot about “leadership” in this profession and frankly, I think the... - Full Story
January 05, 2011
How do questions help you? Brian Willis - If I Knew Then...

How do questions help you?

Questions — especially open-ended ones — help to uncover information, wisdom, knowledge, hopes, dreams, motives, choices, answers, and most importantly, more questions - Full Story
January 03, 2011
The federalization of local law enforcement Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

The federalization of local law enforcement

Though a rapid transition to a federalized police force is unlikely here in America, an incremental shift to greater federal control is already occurring - Full Story
December 29, 2010
A provocative face-off on traits of a successful officer Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

A provocative face-off on traits of a successful officer

She said 'One must first think to survive the street.' He said 'a thinking cop without a good right cross is worthless.' Are both right? - Full Story
December 16, 2010
P1 First Person: Officers killed in motor vehicle crashes PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Officers killed in motor vehicle crashes

By Chief (Ret.) Ronald W. McBride IACP/DuPont Kevlar Survivors' ClubOfficers killed in motor vehicle... - Full Story
December 16, 2010
Oral examinations: The first few moments Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

Oral examinations: The first few moments

In every police-related job task analysis I perform, excellent verbal communication skills rates among... - Full Story
December 16, 2010
Recruiting the 21st Century police officer (part 2) Sgt. Joe Binns - Recruiting the 21st Century Police Officer

Recruiting the 21st Century police officer (part 2)

One of the biggest issues for police recruiters has been creating a large pool of qualified applicants from which to choose - Full Story



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