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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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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
October 30, 2013
Investigating human trafficking: Teams, task forces, and tips from experts John Vanek - Task Force Leadership

Investigating human trafficking: Teams, task forces, and tips from experts

Here are some options to consider depending on the size of your agency, your agency’s understanding of human trafficking, and your proximity to federal offices - Full Story
October 25, 2013
Brass vs. officers: Distrust gets us nowhere Olivia Johnson - Peer Support

Brass vs. officers: Distrust gets us nowhere

To clean up a toxic environment, we have to remember we’re all on the same team - Full Story
October 23, 2013
Why aren't there more women in policework? Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Why aren't there more women in policework?

Is the profession holding us back, or do we lack the ambition? - Full Story
October 18, 2013
In police training, how much contact is enough? Jeff Paynter - Training to Win

In police training, how much contact is enough?

When it comes to fighting, as with sex, there is no substitute for the real thing - Full Story
October 17, 2013
Terrorism dry runs: They can happen anywhere, anytime Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Terrorism dry runs: They can happen anywhere, anytime

The activities aboard US Airways Flight 1880 from Washington Reagan National to Orlando International on September 2, 2013 should serve as a wake-up call for all of us - Full Story
October 11, 2013
How I almost Nancy Fatura - Unleashing Your Inner Warrior

How I almost "smoked a poodle" and learned about trusting my gut

Instinct serves you well, but what it tells you can change over time - Full Story



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