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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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Taking responsibility for training when your boss won't Pat Novesky - Rural Policing

Taking responsibility for training when your boss won't

How can we get sound tactical training when our bosses won’t send us? Sometimes, we have to train ourselves - Full Story

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How to achieve 'functional fitness' Brian Willis - If I Knew Then...

How to achieve 'functional fitness'

No matter what kind of shape you’re in, what’s important now is to prepare for the fights and foot chases that are sure to happen on your next shift - Full Story

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Should cops be required to submit DNA samples? Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq. - Police Liability and Litigation

Should cops be required to submit DNA samples?

Providing DNA samples as a condition of employment is not yet an issue in law enforcement, but we should contemplate the ramifications should that day arrive - Full Story

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 Media strategies following use-of-force incidents Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Media strategies following use-of-force incidents

Officer James Peters of Scottsdale (Ariz.) PD just had his sixth OIS — some reporters have decided there's something wrong with that on its face - Full Story

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Why are so many older cops being killed?

Applying the law of large numbers to recent officer fatalities may reveal a disturbing trend — at the very least it makes us stop and think - Full Story

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Calif. chief: The thin blue line 'keeps getting thinner'

Calif. chief: The thin blue line 'keeps getting thinner'

LAPD chief Charlie Beck talks to CNN reporters about policing in the 21st century - Full Story

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Adapting protective gear for 'out of the box' training

Police instructors have to plan training scenarios according to an ever-changing landscape — this may mean throwing the “standard directions” overboard - Full Story

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Looking at officer evaluations from the supervisor’s perspective Sgt. Steve Schrimpf - Sergeant's Desk

Looking at officer evaluations from the supervisor’s perspective

Let’s face it, cops hate paperwork. We all wish it could be like television — chase the ba... - Full Story

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Winning strategies for police promotional exams Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

Winning strategies for police promotional exams

One of the keys to winning that promotion is to prepare now for the test that hasn't even been scheduled yet - Full Story



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