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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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Outgoing commish Ray Kelly reflects on job

Outgoing commish Ray Kelly reflects on job

Raymond Kelly puts credit for a record reduction in crime on the officers who patrol the city's streets - Full Story

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NYPD: Down with officers, up with K-9s

The department has slashed the number of officers by 17% over the past 12 years, but its force of crimefighting canines has nearly doubled - Full Story

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Md. cops among volunteers delivering Christmas to kids

Volunteers of The Sharing Foundation, a 22-year-old nonprofit organization, had spent the year collecting items to provide a Christmas surprise to more than 475 children and youth - Full Story

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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



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Police Jobs and Careers Columnists

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