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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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Retiring LA Sheriff Baca to return as reserve deputy

Retiring LA Sheriff Baca to return as reserve deputy

Despite commanding the largest Sheriff's Department in the nation, Baca has always been willing to do the work of those in the lower ranks - Full Story

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How the 'best recruit video' found the perfect chief

How the 'best recruit video' found the perfect chief

The viral video was just the beginning of what would become a nearly six-month hiring process that would end with the selection of Lee Dobrowolski as Hillsboro's soon-to-be police chief. - Full Story

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Why background checks are so important

Why background checks are so important

Pre-employment due diligence should address more than criminal history and financial responsibility — here are a few reasons why. - Full Story

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Why 17 is my measure of success

Why 17 is my measure of success

That's how many officers are dedicated to full-time narcotics interdiction on the tangled highways of the part of Southern California where I work. - Full Story

Columns

Case Study: How the 'best recruit video' found the perfect chief Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

Case Study: How the 'best recruit video' found the perfect chief

The viral video was just the beginning of what would become a nearly six-month hiring process that would end with the selection of Lee Dobrowolski as Hillsboro's soon-to-be police chief - Full Story

Columns

Why background checks are so important John Hein - Inside Internal Affairs

Why background checks are so important

Pre-employment due diligence should address more than criminal history and financial responsibility — here are a few reasons why - Full Story

Columns

Considering 'risk management' from the patrol supervisor perspective PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Considering 'risk management' from the patrol supervisor perspective

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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Reality Training: Interviewing George Zimmerman’s girlfriend

Reality Training: Interviewing George Zimmerman’s girlfriend

Recently leaked video of the interview of Samantha Scheibe by the Seminole County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office prompts an opportunity for discussion about interviews with victims of suspected criminal activity. - Full Story

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NYPD takes over after ASPCA closes enforcement unit

NYPD takes over after ASPCA closes enforcement unit

In December, the ASPCA laid off most of its 17 remaining law enforcement agents; small staff couldn't handle the volume of abuse reports - Full Story

Columns

10 truths of police leadership Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

10 truths of police leadership

Integrity is its own reward, and other lessons drawn from longtime service - Full Story



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