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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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10 things teens who want to be cops can do to start on the right path Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

10 things teens who want to be cops can do to start on the right path

Above all else, remember that if at first you don’t succeed, try again — harder, and with renewed commitment to achieve your goal of becoming one of America’s Finest - Full Story

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3 ways new line supervisors can gain and secure officers’ loyalty Marty Katz - Past the Uniform

3 ways new line supervisors can gain and secure officers’ loyalty

Everyone in law enforcement loves driving in a super clean vehicle, so I set up a Deputy of the Month program where winners get their assigned take-home squad detailed - Full Story

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House committee approves Ohio police training changes

New legislation requires all candidates for law enforcement jobs to have a high school diploma moving forward - Full Story

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Roy Drago: A modern sheriff straight out of the 'Old West' Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

Roy Drago: A modern sheriff straight out of the 'Old West'

At 85 years old, Deputy Roy Drago is one of the oldest working law enforcement officers in America - Full Story

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Lawmakers to hear testimony on Ohio police training changes

Ohio would boost the amount of training to become a police officer and require all candidates for jobs to have a high school diploma under legislation - Full Story

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LA County Sheriff's Department seeks to hire 1,300 deputies

Sheriff Jim McDonnell is expanding his recruiting department and launching a hiring push, but it won't be an easy goal to achieve - Full Story

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NC court considers trooper's firing over lost hat

Court being asked to decide: If a trooper can't be trusted to tell the truth about why he lost his hat, can he be trusted when he faces a heavier moral choice? - Full Story

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Vegas captain gets job back after giving copter ride to rock star

Vegas captain gets job back after giving copter ride to rock star

Former police captain who resigned rather than be demoted for helping a guitarist use PD's copter for a wedding proposal is poised to get his job back - Full Story

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Cop almost killed in Boston Marathon shootout returns to job

Cop almost killed in Boston Marathon shootout returns to job

Richard Donohue Jr. returned to work Friday after more than two years of recovery — with a promotion - Full Story



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