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Police Jobs and Careers

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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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
March 19, 2009
Keys to achieving the highest marks in oral tests Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

Keys to achieving the highest marks in oral tests

In my role as the Director of National Police Testing Services, I have produced every type of police... - Full Story
February 27, 2009
Self-talk and your survival Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Self-talk and your survival

During one of the first times I heard Dave Smith talk about peak performance in his “Winning Mind”... - Full Story
February 13, 2009
Getting promoted: Rising through the ranks Jim Guffey - Rising Through the Ranks

Getting promoted: Rising through the ranks

Ed Note: We’re pleased to introduce James “Jim” Guffey as the newest member in our... - Full Story
December 18, 2008
Career advancement: Politics or positioning? Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

Career advancement: Politics or positioning?

Related articles: Leaderless discussion and community meeting tests How assessment centers workWe have... - Full Story
July 16, 2008
Active shooters in schools: Arming campus cops is elementary Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Active shooters in schools: Arming campus cops is elementary

A mass-notification system can mitigate various issues after a campus shooting happens, but it’s not going to stop the active shooter - Full Story
February 29, 2008
Do you have a life outside law enforcement … really? Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Do you have a life outside law enforcement … really?

You’ve all heard it said that “Police work isn’t a job, it’s a lifestyle.”... - Full Story
November 21, 2007
How do you really feel about your job? Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

How do you really feel about your job?

By Sgt. Betsy Brantner Smith How do you feel about your job? How do your employees feel about theirs?... - Full Story
June 27, 2005
The Jump Start: Small unit leadership Lt. Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.) - Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street

The Jump Start: Small unit leadership

Part 2 of a 12-Part Special Series The Use of Power It’s the first day in your assignment. Perhaps you... - Full Story



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