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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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An argument in favor of test appeals Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

An argument in favor of test appeals

Every so often, I receive a telephone call or e-mail from an officer wanting information about how to... - Full Story

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Rising through the ranks: The most dreaded tests Jim Guffey - Rising Through the Ranks

Rising through the ranks: The most dreaded tests

A few months ago I stopped in at my old department as part of my new job. I was in a pretty good mood wh... - Full Story

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Conflict resolution, being a team player, and other stupid cliches Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Conflict resolution, being a team player, and other stupid cliches

About a decade ago, my husband and I jointly authored our first police management article, “Avoiding the ... - Full Story

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Edged weapons, bullets, and blunt trauma Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Edged weapons, bullets, and blunt trauma

One of my favorite books is The Survivor’s Club by Ben Sherwood. The subtitle says it all: &ldq... - Full Story

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Turning combat vets into cops: Facilitating the cadet transformation Chris Ghannam - Warriors on the Streets

Turning combat vets into cops: Facilitating the cadet transformation

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” — Alan KayIn my April article abo... - Full Story

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Getting promoted, part three: Politics Jim Guffey - Rising Through the Ranks

Getting promoted, part three: Politics

So, you’ve done your studying and you’ve researched the different types of promotional te... - Full Story

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Creating your career portfolio Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

Creating your career portfolio

In addition to your exceptional testing skills, lady luck has a role in the promotional testing process. Wh... - Full Story

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No respect: Borders and Border Patrol Jim Glennon - Surviving the Streets

No respect: Borders and Border Patrol

By Lt. Jim Glennon, Lombard, IL (ret.)During the past two years I’ve had the absolute privilege... - Full Story

News

Calif. university may merge campus police forces

By Matt Krupnick Contra Costa TimesBERKELEY, Calif. — The University of California is considering... - Full Story

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In L.A., 44 cadets become cops

By Sandy Banks Los Angeles TimesIt had the hallmarks of a typical graduation ceremony – awards,... - Full Story



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