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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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November 29, 2013
Questions emerge from DOJ’s investigation into University of Montana police Matt Stiehm - Campus Safety

Questions emerge from DOJ’s investigation into University of Montana police

The blistering findings, though not always supported with documentation, serve as a warning shot for all campus police: the feds are watching - Full Story
November 28, 2013
On Thanksgiving, citizens saying Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

On Thanksgiving, citizens saying "thank you" to cops

On this day of giving thanks, I want to highlight a handful of stories of citizens’ gestures of appreciation to American law enforcement officers - Full Story
November 22, 2013
'Attaboys' and 'aw sh*ts': How to accept cop criticism Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

'Attaboys' and 'aw sh*ts': How to accept cop criticism

The brain craves feedback and the soul craves affirmation — since we get a lot of the former and too little of the latter, how can we improve our positive-to-negative ratio? - Full Story
November 21, 2013
8 tips for designing your Citizen Police Academy PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

8 tips for designing your Citizen Police Academy

Citizen Academies are typically offered once a year, free of charge, to civilians 18 and older with no criminal history - Full Story
November 15, 2013
How to cater a bank robbery Keith Bettinger - Musings of a Retired Cop

How to cater a bank robbery

The detectives concluded their investigation, the bank was able to open the next day — and I didn’t have to buy lunch - Full Story
November 15, 2013
P1 Photo of the Week: The bomb squad PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: The bomb squad

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week winner comes from Lt. Steven Caballero of the Milwaukee... - Full Story
November 14, 2013
The academy after the academy PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

The academy after the academy

Between police academy and field training, skills can diminish, so Green Bay set up a 4-week refresher course - Full Story
November 14, 2013
Don’t give Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Don’t give "them" any video to work with!

On YouTube you can see plenty of America’s finest being made to look like idiots — be smart because when we do senseless things, we only give the “anti-police crowd” more ammunition - Full Story
November 05, 2013
Take it from the vets: 10 pieces of advice for SWAT rookies P1 Community - The Question

Take it from the vets: 10 pieces of advice for SWAT rookies

If you're thinking about applying for your local SWAT unit because you just finished watching the... - Full Story
October 30, 2013
Thinking about suicide: Be aware of this cop killer Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

Thinking about suicide: Be aware of this cop killer

Our inability to talk about suicidal urges — and how prevalent depression and mood disorders are — can be a deadly taboo - Full Story



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