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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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Fla. PD reinstates officer fired over contradicted report

Isaiah Pitts was originally accused of falsifying facts in a police report - Full Story

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Newtown chief withdraws request to fire officer with PTSD

Chief Michael Kehoe sent a letter to the town police commission and to 12-year veteran Thomas Bean last week - Full Story

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2013 in Review: 3 New Year's commitments any cop can make

2013 in Review: 3 New Year's commitments any cop can make

I am going to challenge you to do something different this year and make New Year's commitments. Commitments seem to have a greater impact on us because we seem to be more willing to stick with commitments than with resolutions. - Full Story

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Physical fitness double standards for male and female cops?

Physical fitness double standards for male and female cops?

My beef with the traditional fitness double standards is they provide fodder for arguing women can’t do the job unless standards are lowered, and they fuel resentment. - Full Story

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2013 in Review: Tech gifts for your police officer friends

2013 in Review: Tech gifts for your police officer friends

Here are a baker’s dozen of options to buy for your cop buddies — or to leave as suggestions for someone to buy for you! - Full Story

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Toledo chief-to-be says policing is lifelong dream

The now-Lieutenant Bill Moton, who will be appointed chief, says taking the job is 'a way to give back' - Full Story

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LA county dept. wrongly hired 80 problem officers

The department hired about 80 officers who should have been disqualified because of problems in their backgrounds - Full Story

Columns

Physical fitness double standards for male and female cops? Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Physical fitness double standards for male and female cops?

There is still no agreement on what it takes physically to be a cop — or what standards predict success - Full Story

Columns

2013 in Review: 3 New Year's commitments any cop can make Brian Willis - If I Knew Then...

2013 in Review: 3 New Year's commitments any cop can make

Resolutions are so easily broken – we need a new word for changes we will commit to making - Full Story

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College police forces increasingly expand jurisdiction

College police forces increasingly expand jurisdiction

Campus police around the country are increasingly expanding their jurisdiction beyond the school and into the surrounding neighborhoods - Full Story



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