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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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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

News

Former NY police diver claims he was 'racially taunted'

Oscar Smith, who is black, says he was subjected to racial taunts and prejudice from the moment he applied to the unit until his last day on the job - Full Story

Columns

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

News

Minn. town loses 6th chief in 6 years

The Lewiston City Council approved the resignation of former chief Joe Hastings, the 6th chief to step down - Full Story

Columns

The electronic stakeout: Innovative use of GPS technology PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

The electronic stakeout: Innovative use of GPS technology

In PoliceOne "First Person" essays, PoliceOne Members candidly share their own unique personal insights on issues confronting cops today, as well as opinions, observations, and advice on living life behind the thin blue line - Full Story

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How I beat 'The Wall' and finished my police career marathon

How I beat 'The Wall' and finished my police career marathon

My race has been a little different than most cops, but then again, every cop runs their own individual race - Full Story

Columns

Demystifying background investigations: What you can expect when applying for a law enforcement job American Military University - In Public Safety

Demystifying background investigations: What you can expect when applying for a law enforcement job

While each department may conduct the background investigation a bit differently, there are many commonalities that apply to all criminal justice agencies - Full Story

Columns

How I beat 'The Wall' and finished my police career marathon Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

How I beat 'The Wall' and finished my police career marathon

My race has been a little different than most cops, but then again, every cop runs their own individual race - Full Story

News

Mich. state police recruiting event draws crowd

Nearly 80 hopefuls will attend the recruiting even being held in Detroit - Full Story

Columns

A surprising first impression: My first day as police chief PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

A surprising first impression: My first day as police chief

The best move I made was to come to Hillsboro early and get some base work done before I had a calendar full of appointments - Full Story



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