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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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December 12, 2013
What can Santa Claus teach cops about leadership? Matt Stiehm - Campus Safety

What can Santa Claus teach cops about leadership?

Yes, the jolly old man is fictional (Sshhh, don’t tell the kids!), but law enforcement brass can draw a number of corollaries and apply them to real-world management situations - Full Story
December 12, 2013
What administrators need to know about police social media managers Mike Bires - Social Media Strategies

What administrators need to know about police social media managers

It is our mission to make our departments look like the finest law enforcement officers (and people) on the face of the Earth — you have nothing to fear - Full Story
December 11, 2013
4 good reasons to pursue gang cases Nick Perna - Gang Investigations

4 good reasons to pursue gang cases

Even when victims and witnesses won’t cooperate, gang detectives need to find other ways to put cases together — here’s why - Full Story
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



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