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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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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
June 21, 2010
How text messaging became a Supreme Court case Ken Wallentine - Law Enforcement and the Law

How text messaging became a Supreme Court case

City of Ontario, California v. Quon et al. is court’s first venture into public employees’ electronic privacy rights in communications through agency resources - Full Story
June 17, 2010
Assessment center promotional testing Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

Assessment center promotional testing

Since the advent of police civil service testing the primary method of selecting people for promotion... - Full Story
June 17, 2010
Keys to building options for a post-LE career Jim Guffey - Rising Through the Ranks

Keys to building options for a post-LE career

After 26 years in law enforcement, I landed a dream job of visiting departments around the western side... - Full Story
June 11, 2010
Practicing pivots and turns on the firing range Bill Campbell - Bringing the Street to the Range

Practicing pivots and turns on the firing range

On the range, officers are not going to turn suddenly up-range and engage a live-fire target with a real firearm — this would be considered unsafe — but this possibility does exist on the street - Full Story
June 05, 2010
From police to professor: Making the move to academia Dr. Richard Weinblatt - Weinblatt's Tips

From police to professor: Making the move to academia

Many law enforcement officials fantasize of retiring to that dream job teaching in academia. They dream... - Full Story



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