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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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On Thanksgiving, citizens saying Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

On Thanksgiving, citizens saying "thank you" to cops

On this day of giving thanks, I want to highlight a handful of stories of citizens’ gestures of appreciation to American law enforcement officers - Full Story

News

US Park police chief announces retirement

US Park police chief announces retirement

Teresa Chambers said she plans to step aside Dec. 5, her 35th anniversary as a sworn police officer - Full Story

Columns

'Attaboys' and 'aw sh*ts': How to accept cop criticism Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

'Attaboys' and 'aw sh*ts': How to accept cop criticism

The brain craves feedback and the soul craves affirmation — since we get a lot of the former and too little of the latter, how can we improve our positive-to-negative ratio? - Full Story

Columns

8 tips for designing your Citizen Police Academy PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

8 tips for designing your Citizen Police Academy

Citizen Academies are typically offered once a year, free of charge, to civilians 18 and older with no criminal history - Full Story

News

Minn. police hold first ever job fair seeking cadets

The department anticipates more than 30 officers could be retiring next year - Full Story

Videos

P1 Roll Call: Cop risks badge over drag race, PTSD threatens Newtown cop's job

For the week of November 15, Dave Smith discusses “betting your badge” and a cop who risked his job by drag racing, heroic NY cops who seized opportunity to save a would-be bridge jumper, a cop who may lose his job over PTSD, and this week’s ‘Not Today’ moment from Milwaukee.

Videos

Ala. cop caught drag racing gets job back

Montgomery Police Chief Kevin Murphy has reinstated an officer who was recorded racing another motorcyclist last week, crediting the officer's willingness to be held accountable for his actions with helping him make the decision.

News

Ala. cop caught drag racing gets job back

Montgomery Police Chief Kevin Murphy has reinstated the officer, crediting his willingness to be held accountable for his actions - Full Story

Columns

How to cater a bank robbery Keith Bettinger - Musings of a Retired Cop

How to cater a bank robbery

The detectives concluded their investigation, the bank was able to open the next day — and I didn’t have to buy lunch - Full Story

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P1 Photo of the Week: The bomb squad PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: The bomb squad

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week winner comes from Lt. Steven Caballero of the Milwaukee... - Full Story



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