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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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Grandma thanks Idaho trooper for traffic stop

Woman wrote a note to the Idaho State Police thanking the trooper for the kindness he showed her grandchildren during the stop - Full Story

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Ill. cop fired after fatally shooting dog

Chief said the officer reported that while attempting to coax the dog back into the house, the dog growled and approached him in a threatening manner - Full Story

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Use this 1 simple tactic to maximize your police salary Jason Hoschouer - Motors and Monies

Use this 1 simple tactic to maximize your police salary

By creating a budget, you can break the Overtime Cycle and give yourself a fighting chance to not only get your head above water, but to improve your financial wellbeing - Full Story

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8 ways you can be a great police warrior

8 ways you can be a great police warrior

What kind of warrior are you? Maybe you’re defined by a personal attribute that helps you do your job a little better than those around you. Here are eight types of positive warrior. - Full Story

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RISE nominee: How a Fla. Sgt's leadership builds close, confident cops Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

RISE nominee: How a Fla. Sgt's leadership builds close, confident cops

Sgt. Gavette doesn't put his rank before his badge when mentoring his officers - Full Story

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8 ways you can be a great police warrior Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

8 ways you can be a great police warrior

Your job as a warrior is to have more positive attributes than negative - Full Story

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6 types of police warrior you don’t want to be Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

6 types of police warrior you don’t want to be

Your job as a warrior is to have more positive attributes than negative - Full Story

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Md. officer who fired 6 shots at suspect cleared

When police arrived, the suspect pointed a gun at the officer, who responded by firing his weapon six times - Full Story

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Chicago police praised for making misconduct files public

New policy will make public all completed investigations of Chicago police misconduct instead of treating them as personnel matters - Full Story

Columns

3 challenges that blindside rookie cops (and how to survive them) Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

3 challenges that blindside rookie cops (and how to survive them)

Obstacles will occur in every cop’s career, but with a positive attitude, perseverance, and integrity, you will live through them and you will become a mature, seasoned veteran - Full Story



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