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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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P1 First Person: Hazards of drug interdiction PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Hazards of drug interdiction

By Trooper Richard K. Chapman (Ret.) Florida Highway PatrolOn Thanksgiving Day 1983 I found out that I had ... - Full Story

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P1 First Person: What scares you? PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: What scares you?

By Chris Greeley Patrol Officer Holden (Maine) Police DepartmentWhat scares you? High-speed pursuits? Domes... - Full Story

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Answering situational questions in police promotional examinations Dr. Larry F. Jetmore - Career Advancement

Answering situational questions in police promotional examinations

I receive quite a few e-mails from PoliceOne Members who have questions about responding to oral board or... - Full Story

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Phoenix Reserves graduate, get new Chevy Tahoes Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Phoenix Reserves graduate, get new Chevy Tahoes

It’s safe to say that a substantial number of police departments in the United States have about 13... - Full Story

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Mass. town keeps police pay incentives

By Chris Hamel The Springfield RepublicanWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — In a marathon session on Monday... - Full Story

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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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