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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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December 01, 2010
7 habits of successful police officers Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

7 habits of successful police officers

Kevin Davis offers his thoughts on w what it takes to be a 5%er - Full Story
November 29, 2010
Small PDs going to the dogs Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

Small PDs going to the dogs

Small departments looking to improve their drug interdiction capabilities should consider adding a narcotics dog to their counter-drug arsenal - Full Story
November 24, 2010
It's not about me — and yet, it's all about me! Brian Willis - If I Knew Then...

It's not about me — and yet, it's all about me!

Although it's hard to not take personally all of the insults and the verbal and physical attacks, it's important to understand that it's not about you — it's about the other person’s rage, biases, anger, fears, and other issues - Full Story
November 24, 2010
P1 First Person: Does your DT program pass the 'Pavement Test'? PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Does your DT program pass the 'Pavement Test'?

By Detective Jeff Paynter Lakewood (Wash.) Police DepartmentOn 11/29/09, four of my partners were murdered... - Full Story
November 22, 2010
Keys to handling suspects with physical disabilities Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Keys to handling suspects with physical disabilities

Is it reasonably foreseeable that an officer in your agency will have to search and/or handcuff somebody... - Full Story
November 18, 2010
OTMs and SIAs in the USA Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

OTMs and SIAs in the USA

OTM is a delightful little acronym for illegal immigrants who are 'Other Than Mexican' — SIA stands for 'Special Interest Aliens' from terrorist nations like Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Sudan, Somalia, Pakistan, and Yemen - Full Story
November 17, 2010
How food and fun help cops steer clear of divorce Mike Peterson - Cop Comedy

How food and fun help cops steer clear of divorce

The divorce rate is high among cops — here are a few things to help you avoid it - Full Story
November 15, 2010
Illegitimi non carborundum! Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Illegitimi non carborundum!

After a suspect tried to wrest one cop’s duty weapon from its holster, his backup shot the suspect, ending the confrontation — but the fight was still on, in the courts, in the legislature, on the Internet - Full Story
November 11, 2010
P1 First Person: Operational risk management and training safety protocols PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Operational risk management and training safety protocols

By AnonymousTake a moment to read this article, then come back here and read what I think about it.Let’s... - Full Story
November 11, 2010
The 1,000th 'Newsline' Dave Smith - The Winning Mind

The 1,000th 'Newsline'

For more than 30 years, Calibre Press has helped the law enforcement community remain healthy both emotionally... - Full Story



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