Home  >  Topics  >  Police Jobs and Careers  > Page 144
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.
Main News Columns Videos Photos

News

W.Va. brothers like serving with same department

The Coopers, 16 years apart in age, are both coppers for Charleston PD - Full Story

News

Paralyzed cop's son joins NYPD

Paralyzed cop's son joins NYPD

Conor McDonald, 23, was sworn in along with 1,200 other cadets Tuesday - Full Story

Columns

Use of force from a patrol supervisor's point of view Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Use of force from a patrol supervisor's point of view

A supervisor has the difficult job of winning the loyalty and trust of his officers, while also ensuring that laws and policies are followed when force is used - Full Story

News

Pa. cop who nearly died completes first year back on duty

Bones were shattered and brain was swollen after a drunk driver hit him in 2009 - Full Story

News

Ga. sheriff in hot seat after botched DUI

His deputies arrested a county chairman whose BAC turned out to be .000 - Full Story

News

Oakland police campaign heavily to block layoff plan

Urging cops to flood newspapers' websites with pro-police comments before crucial council meeting - Full Story

Columns

Lessons learned: Dissecting a dangerously close call Sgt. Steve "Pappy" Papenfuhs - Training to Think

Lessons learned: Dissecting a dangerously close call

Supervisors must assume a risk-analysis perspective when managing critical events and balance the need for immediate action against the consequences of acting prematurely - Full Story

Tips

Make the most out of training

Remember: Practice doesn’t make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect. - Full Story

Columns

How text messaging became a Supreme Court case Ken Wallentine - Law Enforcement and the Law

How text messaging became a Supreme Court case

City of Ontario, California v. Quon et al. is court’s first venture into public employees’ electronic privacy rights in communications through agency resources - Full Story

Columns

Assessment center promotional testing Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

Assessment center promotional testing

Since the advent of police civil service testing the primary method of selecting people for promotion wa... - Full Story



Sponsored by

Sign up for FREE eNewsletters

Enter your email address below:

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Police Jobs and Careers Columnists

Training to Think Training to Think
with Sgt. Steve "Pappy" Papenfuhs
Ethics in Law Enforcement Ethics in Law Enforcement
with Dr. Bruce Bayley