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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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March 22, 2010
Interdiction isn’t just for drugs anymore Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Interdiction isn’t just for drugs anymore

Humans, guns, untaxed cigarettes, kiddie porn, pirated software, and other digital contraband are out on the roads - Full Story
March 18, 2010
P1 First Person: Who are your heroes? PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Who are your heroes?

By Richard Meiresonne, St. Charles (Ill.) Police Dept. (retired, 32 yrs.) When I retired from policing... - Full Story
March 18, 2010
Is political interference returning to the selection process? Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

Is political interference returning to the selection process?

Despite rules and processes to limit improper political considerations in the police selection and promotion process, some recent examples are disheartening - Full Story
March 18, 2010
Mind control: Asking the magic questions Jim Glennon - Surviving the Streets

Mind control: Asking the magic questions

Asking the right questions can influence a person’s instinctive thought processes and their subsequent behavior - Full Story
March 11, 2010
5 tips for female leaders in a paramilitary organization Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

5 tips for female leaders in a paramilitary organization

Gender issues can be uncomfortable for cops to discuss, but brothers and sisters in police work must get through, over, and beyond them for organizational success - Full Story
March 10, 2010
5 lessons learned from a deadly encounter with an Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

5 lessons learned from a deadly encounter with an "unarmed" subject

In Waterloo, Iowa, a suspect is "unarmed" — but still very dangerous — in a textbook case for never underestimating a "weaponless" opponent - Full Story
March 08, 2010
Lead, follow, or hide? Smart female officers lead their teams Dr. June Rogers, WIFLE
Women in Federal Law Enforcement
- Women in Policing

Lead, follow, or hide? Smart female officers lead their teams

Some advice for female police leaders - Full Story
March 05, 2010
In budget crunch, a top cop takes to the streets Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

In budget crunch, a top cop takes to the streets

Sheriff Lee Baca of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department is heading back out on patrol to help his agency save $128M - Full Story
March 04, 2010
P1 First Person: Who is that guy? PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Who is that guy?

By Ron Avery PoliceOne Firearms ColumnistI put on my 44-pound weighted X Vest and look upward at the... - Full Story
March 03, 2010
Keeping your specialized units afloat in a budget crunch Tom Burrell - Patrolling the Waterways

Keeping your specialized units afloat in a budget crunch

What can you do to prevent your unit from falling beneath the budgetary axe? - Full Story



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