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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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Living with the sacrifice: Catastrophically-injured officers Barbara A. Schwartz - Living with the Sacrifice

Living with the sacrifice: Catastrophically-injured officers

HPD Officer Rick Salter told a local newspaper, “The shooter didn’t kill me, but he still took my life” — sadly, he is one of many cops in a similar circumstance - Full Story

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Police agencies getting older recruits

Police agencies getting older recruits

Police recruiters are reporting that the law enforcement field has grown more diverse since the economy took a downward turn. College-educated and career-shifting recruits have started filling the ranks of aspiring police officers, ushered in part by both layoffs and job scarcity. - Full Story

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NY editorial: Officer injury policy needs review

High cost of benefits for sick officers needs to be looked at more closely - Full Story

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NJ trooper numbers expected to drop

Twenty percent of the force could go out the door in the next couple of years, says the head of the troopers' union - Full Story

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The legal landscape of police employee free speech Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq. - Police Liability and Litigation

The legal landscape of police employee free speech

Two U.S. Supreme Court cases — Pickering v. Board of Education and Garcetti v. Ceballos — begin any discussion of employee right to free speech - Full Story

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SD dept. tweaks policy after 'outing' lesbian officer

New policy calls for the records custodian to review reports before release to military officials - Full Story

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What happens after submission: The federal grant review process Denise Schlegel - Secrets to Getting Police Grants

What happens after submission: The federal grant review process

Use this guide to track what happens after you submit an application to a federal funding source - Full Story

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New chief in rural Pa. to focus on fight against drugs

Promoted from Corporal, Chief Brad Shepler is a 22-year veteran selected to lead Jeannette PD's 13-member force - Full Story

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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



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