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Police Jobs and Careers

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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With fewer qualified recruits, LAPD sees decline in ranks

Officials say budget cuts have slashed the advertising used to draw recruits while other departments are luring top talent with higher salaries than the LAPD offers - Full Story

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Lawyer: Cops charged in man's death didn't use enough force

Lawyer: Cops charged in man's death didn't use enough force

The officers were forced to call for backup because they could not subdue an out-of-control Thomas, the lawyer argued - Full Story

Exclusives

Questions emerge from DOJ's investigation into UMT police

Questions emerge from DOJ's investigation into UMT police

The blistering findings, though not always supported with documentation, serve as a warning shot for all campus police: the feds are watching. - Full Story

Videos

Current cop, retired cop, and aspiring cop rescue man from disaster

One's a suburban police officer, the other a retired officer and the third wants to be a cop. They all had the same thought when they came upon an SUV in flames after a crash on the Stevenson Expressway near Darien: get the driver out.

Tips

Are you a proactive, reactive, or inactive officer?

What type of officer are you and what do you expect of others with whom you work? Are you a proactive... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

Columns

Questions emerge from DOJ’s investigation into University of Montana police Matt Stiehm - Campus Safety

Questions emerge from DOJ’s investigation into University of Montana police

The blistering findings, though not always supported with documentation, serve as a warning shot for all campus police: the feds are watching - Full Story

Columns

On Thanksgiving, citizens saying Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

On Thanksgiving, citizens saying "thank you" to cops

On this day of giving thanks, I want to highlight a handful of stories of citizens’ gestures of appreciation to American law enforcement officers - Full Story

News

US Park police chief announces retirement

US Park police chief announces retirement

Teresa Chambers said she plans to step aside Dec. 5, her 35th anniversary as a sworn police officer - Full Story

Columns

'Attaboys' and 'aw sh*ts': How to accept cop criticism Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

'Attaboys' and 'aw sh*ts': How to accept cop criticism

The brain craves feedback and the soul craves affirmation — since we get a lot of the former and too little of the latter, how can we improve our positive-to-negative ratio? - Full Story



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