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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.
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Suspended Ala. police captain is on patrol

By Russ Henderson The Mobile Press RegisterFAIRHOPE, Ala. — Two weeks after the Police Department's... - Full Story

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Utah program helps train new police leaders

By Brian Maffly and Nate Carlisle The Salt Lake TribuneLaw officers must exercise discretion and judgment... - Full Story

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Improving your test-taking skills Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

Improving your test-taking skills

When administering police promotional examinations, I’m often surprised at how many people don’t un... - Full Story

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Calif. college graduates 74th academy class

The Times-HeraldNAPA, Calif. — The 74th Basic Police Academy class of the Napa Valley College will... - Full Story

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St. Paul's longest-serving cop must retire

By Mara H. Gottfried St. Paul Pioneer PressWith 42 years on the job, John Morrow is St. Paul's longest-serving... - Full Story

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The value of continuing education for police officers Jim Guffey - Rising Through the Ranks

The value of continuing education for police officers

In my first article, Rising through the ranks, I said that one of the important steps for success in this field is education. It occurs... - Full Story

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Police work drawing a crowd in Conn. city

By Jessee Leavenworth Hartford CourantHARTFORD, Conn. — When the economy was flush, police in Connecticut... - Full Story

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Police promotional testing and disparate impact Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

Police promotional testing and disparate impact

Those of us who have chosen policing as a way of life have a keen understanding of how difficult it is... - Full Story

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Getting promoted: Top 10 dos and don’ts for test day Jim Guffey - Rising Through the Ranks

Getting promoted: Top 10 dos and don’ts for test day

How do you prepare for the promotion you’ll one day seek? I’ve always thought that the th... - Full Story

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Using cut-off scores in promotional exams Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

Using cut-off scores in promotional exams

A job task analysis (JTA) must be used to create a testing process for promotion to higher rank in a ... - Full Story



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