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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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Conn. city deliberates pension plan for new cops

An arbitration decision gives police a 4.5 percent raise spread over four years, as well as a 401(k) plan for new officers - Full Story

Columns

Using magic questions to motivate and influence others Jim Glennon - Surviving the Streets

Using magic questions to motivate and influence others

By formulating questions based on the issues brought up by the other person, a questioner can control and direct the conversation - Full Story

Columns

In rural Wisconsin, a case study in mutual aid Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

In rural Wisconsin, a case study in mutual aid

A violent domestic, a house fire, a knife-wielding suspect, multiple rescues, and a “seamless response” give us an opportunity to sit back and be amazed - Full Story

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Wyo. police chief wants better lines of communication

Brian Kozak detailed several programs and changes he would like to see at the department - Full Story

Columns

Debunking myths about bomb squad units Shawn Hughes - WMD and Bomb Disposal Issues

Debunking myths about bomb squad units

The majority of public safety bomb squads are part-time — we're usually on patrol until a bomb call comes in - Full Story

News

El Paso police leader nominated for U.S. Marshal

President Obama nominates Robert R. Almonte to be U.S. Marshal for Texas' Western District - Full Story

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Lawsuit claims NJ police impose a quota system

Claim alleges that officers who don't make enough arrests are punished - Full Story

Columns

What does the Bryan v. City of Coronado decision mean? Chuck Joyner - Survival Sciences

What does the Bryan v. City of Coronado decision mean?

Officers must understand the seriousness of their actions after a use-of-force incident — it's critical to write a report that clearly articulates the threat - Full Story

Columns

Interdiction isn’t just for drugs anymore Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Interdiction isn’t just for drugs anymore

Humans, guns, untaxed cigarettes, kiddie porn, pirated software, and other digital contraband are out on the roads - Full Story



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