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April 18, 2014
P1 Photo of the Week: Time to reflect PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Time to reflect

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week comes from Officer Ryan Cummings of the Sweet Home... - Full Story
April 10, 2014
5 cases that fight the stigma of 'unethical' policing Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

5 cases that fight the stigma of 'unethical' policing

In the past 12 months alone, we’ve reported on countless cases of police officers demonstrating superior ethics in both thought and deed — both on duty and off - Full Story
April 10, 2014
How a focus on ethics can elevate the police profession Marty Katz - Past the Uniform

How a focus on ethics can elevate the police profession

Reinforcing — and reestablishing — trust among those we serve and protect can be achieved by establishing and adhering to higher ethical standards for our officers, leaders, and civilian employees - Full Story
April 10, 2014
What a state trooper's demotion can teach you about ethics standards Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

What a state trooper's demotion can teach you about ethics standards

Some may label this an overreaction, but it’s the wave of the future - Full Story
March 21, 2014
Why police families must live like there's 'no tomorrow' Barbara A. Schwartz - Living with the Sacrifice

Why police families must live like there's 'no tomorrow'

Many officers miss their children’s recitals, plays, and ball games because of work, but there are no do overs in life — you have the opportunity now to decide how you spend your time, so choose wisely - Full Story
March 13, 2014
How to change culture in your police department Barry Reynolds - Leadership, Management, and Policing

How to change culture in your police department

Creating a culture of change is about developing a shared sensed of destiny — and enrolling others in those efforts — so they see their interests as being aligned with the organization - Full Story
March 13, 2014
Overcoming 3 key challenges to change management in policing PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Overcoming 3 key challenges to change management in policing

Instead of implementing change by accident, lawsuit, or crisis, law enforcement professionals need to act deliberately — with confidence and purpose — to ensure the desired outcomes - Full Story
March 13, 2014
15 ways law enforcement has changed (for better or worse) P1 Community - The Question

15 ways law enforcement has changed (for better or worse)

Whether through technology, policy, or leadership, law enforcement is always evolving. Some changes are... - Full Story
March 05, 2014
Off-duty jobs: To make ends meet or buy a boat? Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Off-duty jobs: To make ends meet or buy a boat?

There's no fun in making a huge boat payment if you never have the time to actually enjoy the boat - Full Story
February 25, 2014
Women in policing: 9 tips for mentors and mentees Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Women in policing: 9 tips for mentors and mentees

With three generations of women firmly established in policing, women mentoring other women should be a given - Full Story



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