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Applying to be police chief? Use these 5 resume-writing tips Rob Hall - Chief's Office

Applying to be police chief? Use these 5 resume-writing tips

If taking the next step in your career is becoming a chief of police somewhere, even getting an interview largely depends on your resume — here are five keys to successful resume-writing for police executives - Full Story

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Applying for chief: How to write a winning cover letter Rob Hall - Chief's Office

Applying for chief: How to write a winning cover letter

A cover letter can very well make the difference between getting an interview in the first place or having your application placed in the administrative equivalent of the “circular file” - Full Story

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3 inspiring stories of citizens supporting police Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

3 inspiring stories of citizens supporting police

Three recent gems of underreported “good news” show that pro-cop sentiment does exist in American citizens, and you can see it plainly if you look hard enough - Full Story

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Why followership is as important as police leadership Barry Reynolds - Leadership, Management, and Policing

Why followership is as important as police leadership

Just as we expect our best leaders to be highly competent, credible, and genuine, we also expect those traits from the best followers - Full Story

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What the Flakka? 4 things cops need to know about the drug Keith Graves - The Drug Warrior

What the Flakka? 4 things cops need to know about the drug

Recent news from Florida has shed light on a new drug called Flakka, and its use is not isolated to the sunshine state - Full Story

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Baltimore PD: Nearly 100 officers hurt since Monday

Baltimore PD: Nearly 100 officers hurt since Monday

More than 40 officers required some sort of treatment at the hospital and 13 have been placed on medical leave - Full Story

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Mo. PD losing cops at increasing rate

St. Louis County police officers are quitting the force in what may be unprecedented numbers, leaving commanders scrambling to fill vacancies - Full Story

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Tulsa County to audit reserve deputy program after OIS

Tulsa County employs about 130 reservists, who are given less training than regular deputies - Full Story

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Okla. reserve deputy turns self in to face manslaughter charge

Okla. reserve deputy turns self in to face manslaughter charge

Robert Bates, an insurance executive who was volunteering on an undercover operation in Tulsa, accidentally shot Eric Harris on April 2 - Full Story

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Why police departments rely on reserve officers

Why police departments rely on reserve officers

In almost every agency where a reserve officer program exists, there are simply not enough full-time cops in the regular ranks to meet the citizens’ demands for police response — the reserves fill the gaps. - Full Story



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