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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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August 02, 2010
The Ethical Warrior: Leadership from the bottom up Jack E. Hoban & Bruce J. Gourlie - The Ethical Warrior

The Ethical Warrior: Leadership from the bottom up

How do you adapt and implement the USMC “Ethical Warrior” concept when there is a lack of ethics at the top? - Full Story
July 28, 2010
The impending death of community policing Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

The impending death of community policing

The law enforcement profession must reevaluate its understanding of community policing if there’s... - Full Story
July 28, 2010
Tips for helping an injured or disabled officer Barbara A. Schwartz - Living with the Sacrifice

Tips for helping an injured or disabled officer

Disabled and catastrophically-injured officers feel forgotten and need support from their brothers and sisters in law enforcement - Full Story
July 26, 2010
Dealing with citizens legally carrying a concealed weapon Ron Avery - The PoliceOne Firearms Corner

Dealing with citizens legally carrying a concealed weapon

With 48 of our 50 states allowing some form of CCW permit, the possibility of encountering a law-abiding, pro-law enforcement person carrying a gun is significant, and growing - Full Story
July 23, 2010
Md. Chief honors his homicide investigators Karen L. Bune - Criminals, Victims, and Cops

Md. Chief honors his homicide investigators

Every member of the Prince George’s County Homicide and Cold Case receives the “Chief’s Award” — the highest departmental award the Chief can bestow - Full Story
July 23, 2010
Coping with the aftermath of a suicide by cop Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Coping with the aftermath of a suicide by cop

Whether an SBC incident arises spontaneously out of the anger and panic of the subject, or it is pre-planned, the officer involved has to deal with the aftermath - Full Story
July 21, 2010
The tip of the spear, blunted by Machiavellian cynicism Dave Smith - The Winning Mind

The tip of the spear, blunted by Machiavellian cynicism

While the public and the politicians remain distracted from the root causes of crime and social ills, the casualties in "The War on Cops" are the peacekeepers - Full Story
July 15, 2010
So, you want to be a Chief of Police? Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

So, you want to be a Chief of Police?

Ambition is a good thing but getting to the top takes more than just an excellent resume and Masters in Public Administration - Full Story
July 05, 2010
Use of force from a patrol supervisor's point of view Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Use of force from a patrol supervisor's point of view

A supervisor has the difficult job of winning the loyalty and trust of his officers, while also ensuring that laws and policies are followed when force is used - Full Story
June 23, 2010
Lessons learned: Dissecting a dangerously close call Sgt. Steve "Pappy" Papenfuhs - Training to Think

Lessons learned: Dissecting a dangerously close call

Supervisors must assume a risk-analysis perspective when managing critical events and balance the need for immediate action against the consequences of acting prematurely - Full Story



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