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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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August 07, 2013
Forget Facebook: Be a real-world friend Brian Willis - If I Knew Then...

Forget Facebook: Be a real-world friend

“Worry not that no one knows of you. Seek to be worth knowing.” — Confucius - Full Story
August 02, 2013
Zimmerman/Martin case: Exclusive interview with former Sanford police chief and captain Karen L. Bune - Criminals, Victims, and Cops

Zimmerman/Martin case: Exclusive interview with former Sanford police chief and captain

The death of Trayvon Martin was an avoidable tragedy, and some of the things that happened following the incident are also avoidable if we heed to the lessons learned by two of Sanford’s top cops - Full Story
July 24, 2013
Disobeying the brass for the 'right' reasons Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Disobeying the brass for the 'right' reasons

When faced with a conflict between agency policy and personal convictions, do you decide to be "righteous" rather than "right?" - Full Story
July 22, 2013
6 common gang legal defense tactics (and how to beat them) Nick Perna - Gang Investigations

6 common gang legal defense tactics (and how to beat them)

In my experience the defense generally attacks expert gang testimony during two phases - Full Story
July 18, 2013
P1 First Person: What do K-9 training and parenting have to do with leadership? PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: What do K-9 training and parenting have to do with leadership?

By Timothy Albright PoliceOne Member In the mid-90s I became involved in police canine training. I came... - Full Story
July 17, 2013
How to create 'fierce followers' in law enforcement Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

How to create 'fierce followers' in law enforcement

With agencies being asked to do more with less — or everything with nothing — developing, nurturing and mining fierce followers is more critical than ever - Full Story
July 15, 2013
Body-cavity searches and common sense: No misdemeanor is worth losing your job Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Body-cavity searches and common sense: No misdemeanor is worth losing your job

It’s pretty unlikely that there’s even one jurisdiction in America in which a roadside body-cavity search falls within agency policy - Full Story
July 15, 2013
Solo officer risks and other truths about active shooter responses Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Solo officer risks and other truths about active shooter responses

Although total numbers are small, an analysis of active shooter events for the first time has estimated... - Full Story
July 11, 2013
What doctors can teach cops about saying Matt Stiehm - Campus Safety

What doctors can teach cops about saying "I'm sorry"

Risk managers, city attorneys, and police managers would have you believe that saying sorry is tantamount to admitting a mistake - Full Story
July 11, 2013
First Person: 4 qualities of great police leaders PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

First Person: 4 qualities of great police leaders

Whether you are a unit commander, area commander, or the top cop, certain leadership principles remain static - Full Story



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