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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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September 20, 2010
Don’t just survive...prevail! Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Don’t just survive...prevail!

You must develop a winning mindset — a win-at-all-costs mindset to prevail! - Full Story
September 16, 2010
Playing by the rules Jim Guffey - Rising Through the Ranks

Playing by the rules

The quality of a Police Department’s written policies, procedures, rules, and regulations can define the success of a cop’s career — both for the good and the bad - Full Story
September 10, 2010
A powerful weapon for police in the post-9/11 world Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

A powerful weapon for police in the post-9/11 world

The Terrorist Screening Center and the TSDB enable law enforcement officers to find and apprehend terrorists in the U.S. - Full Story
September 02, 2010
Training police recruits to think (part two) Sgt. Steve "Pappy" Papenfuhs - Training to Think

Training police recruits to think (part two)

In order to develop long-term memory, motor programs, and problem-solution schematics, the science of... - Full Story
August 26, 2010
Going home rituals for cops Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Going home rituals for cops

Don't expect your family to always adjust to you — you have to make allowances for them as well - Full Story
August 24, 2010
P1 Tech Help: Facebook and the law officer John Rivera - Technology Helpdesk

P1 Tech Help: Facebook and the law officer

Facebook has proven its ability to aid in revealing criminals, threatening job security, and limiting (even eliminating) personal privacy - Full Story
August 19, 2010
Rediscovering the joy in the job Rob Hall - Chief's Office

Rediscovering the joy in the job

Sometimes, the idea of moving "up" in our career is an illusion that distracts us from moving ahead in our career - Full Story
August 19, 2010
Leadership in law enforcement is not about rank Brian Willis - If I Knew Then...

Leadership in law enforcement is not about rank

Everyone in an organization is in a position to lead - Full Story
August 15, 2010
Police Limit Comic: August 15, 2010 Garey McKee - Police Limit Comic Strip

Police Limit Comic: August 15, 2010

Police Limit Comic is a politically-motivated, pro-law enforcement comic strip, topical in its writing and unapologetically blunt - Full Story
August 11, 2010
Posing, performing, and conduct unbecoming Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq. - Police Liability and Litigation

Posing, performing, and conduct unbecoming

Jessie Lunderby, 21, was fired by the Washington County (Ark.) Sheriff's Office following her nude appearance on Playboy.com as the "Cybergirl of the Week" - Full Story



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