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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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News

Md. police chief seeks to revive cadet program

10 part-time cadets would assist with paperwork and other tasks and tend to be more successful police academy recruits - Full Story

Columns

Want to make sure you were understood? Brief back! Chuck Joyner - Survival Sciences

Want to make sure you were understood? Brief back!

A brief back is simply having a team member repeat the orders/information after receiving them - Full Story

Columns

Changing our culture to keep officers safer Travis Yates - Police Driving:
Safety Behind the Wheel

Changing our culture to keep officers safer

Whether our profession made the conscious decision to change or we’ve bent to the pressures of society, the culture of law enforcement is ever-changing — let’s make it for the better - Full Story

News

Trooper demoted after 'mistake' at Seahawks game

The district commander been reassigned after he allowed his son and his son's girlfriend into a Seattle Seahawks game without tickets - Full Story

Videos

Generational differences in law enforcement

Tim Janowick of Mount Prospect Police Department discusses the generational differences of officers currently in the workforce.

News

Retired Calif. cop passes badge on to daughter

Retired Calif. cop passes badge on to daughter

Retired police detective Sharon McClatchy pinned her daughter Emily Kane upon graduating from the academy - Full Story

News

Retiring LA Sheriff Baca to return as reserve deputy

Retiring LA Sheriff Baca to return as reserve deputy

Despite commanding the largest Sheriff's Department in the nation, Baca has always been willing to do the work of those in the lower ranks - Full Story

Exclusives

How the 'best recruit video' found the perfect chief

How the 'best recruit video' found the perfect chief

The viral video was just the beginning of what would become a nearly six-month hiring process that would end with the selection of Lee Dobrowolski as Hillsboro's soon-to-be police chief. - Full Story

Exclusives

Why background checks are so important

Why background checks are so important

Pre-employment due diligence should address more than criminal history and financial responsibility — here are a few reasons why. - Full Story

Exclusives

Why 17 is my measure of success

Why 17 is my measure of success

That's how many officers are dedicated to full-time narcotics interdiction on the tangled highways of the part of Southern California where I work. - Full Story



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