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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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January 09, 2014
Why background checks are so important John Hein - Inside Internal Affairs

Why background checks are so important

Pre-employment due diligence should address more than criminal history and financial responsibility — here are a few reasons why - Full Story
January 09, 2014
Considering 'risk management' from the patrol supervisor perspective PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Considering 'risk management' from the patrol supervisor perspective

In PoliceOne "First Person" essays, PoliceOne Members candidly share their own unique personal insights on issues confronting cops today, as well as opinions, observations, and advice on living life behind the thin blue line. - Full Story
January 06, 2014
10 truths of police leadership Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

10 truths of police leadership

Integrity is its own reward, and other lessons drawn from longtime service - Full Story
January 03, 2014
P1 Photo of the Week: A taste of reality PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: A taste of reality

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week comes from Officer Sophie Martinez of the Waco,... - Full Story
January 01, 2014
Looking ahead to 2014: Detroit a case study in despair and hope Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Looking ahead to 2014: Detroit a case study in despair and hope

As this holiday season draws to a close and the year 2014 begins, officers in Detroit and elsewhere won’t miss a beat - Full Story
December 18, 2013
Physical fitness double standards for male and female cops? Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Physical fitness double standards for male and female cops?

There is still no agreement on what it takes physically to be a cop — or what standards predict success - Full Story
December 18, 2013
2013 in Review: 3 New Year's commitments any cop can make Brian Willis - If I Knew Then...

2013 in Review: 3 New Year's commitments any cop can make

Resolutions are so easily broken – we need a new word for changes we will commit to making - Full Story
December 17, 2013
2013 in Review: Tech gifts for your police officer friends Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

2013 in Review: Tech gifts for your police officer friends

Here are a baker’s dozen of options to buy for your cop buddies — or to leave as suggestions for someone to buy for you! - Full Story
December 13, 2013
One year after Newtown: Mental wellbeing following a critical incident Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

One year after Newtown: Mental wellbeing following a critical incident

You’ve just done an incredible job dealing with an impossible situation, so respect yourself and get the help you deserve - 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



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