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

RISE Award 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

Columns

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

Columns

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

News

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

News

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

Columns

Police leaders can train discipline, but must hire character PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Police leaders can train discipline, but must hire character

When we hire an officer we are making an investment that will hopefully last 30, or more years... we have to get it right - Full Story

Columns

3 reasons the personal written debrief (PWD) can improve your performance Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

3 reasons the personal written debrief (PWD) can improve your performance

The PWD works because it helps wire the brain by creating and establishing a memory file that will be used in future decision making (just don’t call it a diary) - Full Story

Columns

Why you should rethink practical jokes on patrol Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Why you should rethink practical jokes on patrol

I don’t like practical jokes, and to this very day I think Steve’s “man with a gun” call in front of Frontier Realty was dangerous and in poor taste - Full Story

Videos

What's important now?

In this video, Doug Wyllie chats with Brian Willis about one of life's most powerful question: what's important now? Willis discusses the concept behind this question and explains how officers can use it in everyday life.



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