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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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February 13, 2014
3 key components for developing future leaders Anthony Powalie - The Art of Discipline

3 key components for developing future leaders

If you effectively develop your personnel, they will be a living and breathing resume of your leadership abilities - Full Story
February 12, 2014
What went right in the Dorner manhunt? Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

What went right in the Dorner manhunt?

There are many examples of what went right in the Dorner manhunt — this is only a small sampling of the tenacity and bravery that every American law officer is willing to put forward when the time calls - Full Story
February 10, 2014
Are you a great backup? Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Are you a great backup?

Nothing will bleed to death on a desk at the station if you abandon it temporarily to pull an officer’s bacon out of the fire - Full Story
February 05, 2014
Lessons learned from fatal collision in Okla. pursuit Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Lessons learned from fatal collision in Okla. pursuit

These two brave officers left us a message we must discuss in order for us to prevent future tragedies - Full Story
January 31, 2014
Politics, pot, and police: Slouching toward marijuana legalization Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Politics, pot, and police: Slouching toward marijuana legalization

Might we consider the Smarter Sentencing Act of 2013 — a proposed bill aimed at reducing mandatory minimum sentencing for “non-violent” drug offenses — another step toward marijuana legalization? - Full Story
January 30, 2014
Quickly read, analyze, and interpret body language John Bowden - On Language, Communication, and Leadership

Quickly read, analyze, and interpret body language

I came up with five categories of general behavior — it is not a total list of all behaviors, but rather, a list of general behavior — to look for during an interview or interrogation - Full Story
January 30, 2014
An interrogator's mindset: Louis C. Senese - Interrogation Themes

An interrogator's mindset: "It's not personal. It's business."

As John Reid told me, “A good interrogator is a good actor” — you have to convince the suspect that you’re on his side - Full Story
January 29, 2014
Want to make sure you were understood? Brief back! Chuck Joyner - Survival Sciences

Want to make sure you were understood? Brief back!

A brief back is simply having a team member repeat the orders/information after receiving them - Full Story
January 27, 2014
Changing our culture to keep officers safer Travis Yates - Police Driving:
Safety Behind the Wheel

Changing our culture to keep officers safer

Whether our profession made the conscious decision to change or we’ve bent to the pressures of society, the culture of law enforcement is ever-changing — let’s make it for the better - Full Story
January 10, 2014
Case Study: How the 'best recruit video' found the perfect chief Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

Case Study: How the 'best recruit video' found the perfect chief

The viral video was just the beginning of what would become a nearly six-month hiring process that would end with the selection of Lee Dobrowolski as Hillsboro's soon-to-be police chief - Full Story



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Police Jobs and Careers Columnists

Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.)
The Art of Discipline The Art of Discipline
with Anthony Powalie