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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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July 17, 2009
Edged weapons, bullets, and blunt trauma Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Edged weapons, bullets, and blunt trauma

One of my favorite books is The Survivor’s Club by Ben Sherwood. The subtitle says it all: “The... - Full Story
July 17, 2009
Turning combat vets into cops: Facilitating the cadet transformation Chris Ghannam - Warriors on the Streets

Turning combat vets into cops: Facilitating the cadet transformation

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” — Alan KayIn my April article... - Full Story
July 16, 2009
Getting promoted, part three: Politics Jim Guffey - Rising Through the Ranks

Getting promoted, part three: Politics

So, you’ve done your studying and you’ve researched the different types of promotional tests... - Full Story
July 16, 2009
Creating your career portfolio Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

Creating your career portfolio

In addition to your exceptional testing skills, lady luck has a role in the promotional testing process.... - Full Story
July 13, 2009
No respect: Borders and Border Patrol Jim Glennon - Surviving the Streets

No respect: Borders and Border Patrol

By Lt. Jim Glennon, Lombard, IL (ret.)During the past two years I’ve had the absolute privilege... - Full Story
June 18, 2009
Improving your test-taking skills Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

Improving your test-taking skills

When administering police promotional examinations, I’m often surprised at how many people don’t... - Full Story
June 15, 2009
The value of continuing education for police officers Jim Guffey - Rising Through the Ranks

The value of continuing education for police officers

In my first article, Rising through the ranks, I said that one of the important steps for success in... - Full Story
May 21, 2009
Police promotional testing and disparate impact Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

Police promotional testing and disparate impact

Those of us who have chosen policing as a way of life have a keen understanding of how difficult it is... - Full Story
May 18, 2009
Getting promoted: Top 10 dos and don’ts for test day Jim Guffey - Rising Through the Ranks

Getting promoted: Top 10 dos and don’ts for test day

How do you prepare for the promotion you’ll one day seek? I’ve always thought that the three... - Full Story
April 16, 2009
Using cut-off scores in promotional exams Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

Using cut-off scores in promotional exams

A job task analysis (JTA) must be used to create a testing process for promotion to higher rank in a... - Full Story



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