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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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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

Columns

Leading a police agency in tough times Matt Stiehm - Campus Safety

Leading a police agency in tough times

Leading and managing a police department are two inherently different skill sets. Which do you have? - Full Story

Columns

3 key components for developing future leaders Anthony Powalie - The Art of Discipline

3 key components for developing future leaders

If you effectively develop your personnel, they will be a living and breathing resume of your leadership abilities - Full Story

News

Orlando police chief resigns, deputy chief steps in

Paul Rooney has announced his resignation after 28 years at the department - Full Story

Columns

What went right in the Dorner manhunt? Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

What went right in the Dorner manhunt?

There are many examples of what went right in the Dorner manhunt — this is only a small sampling of the tenacity and bravery that every American law officer is willing to put forward when the time calls - Full Story

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Reserve officer fired for carrying gun at school

The reserve officer believes he has the right to carry but the Superintendent says the school board must approve.
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Reserve officer fired for carrying gun at school

The reserve officer believes he has the right to carry but the Superintendent says the school board must approve - Full Story



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