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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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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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Physical fitness double standards for male and female cops? Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Physical fitness double standards for male and female cops?

There is still no agreement on what it takes physically to be a cop — or what standards predict success - Full Story

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2013 in Review: 3 New Year's commitments any cop can make Brian Willis - If I Knew Then...

2013 in Review: 3 New Year's commitments any cop can make

Resolutions are so easily broken – we need a new word for changes we will commit to making - Full Story

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College police forces increasingly expand jurisdiction

College police forces increasingly expand jurisdiction

Campus police around the country are increasingly expanding their jurisdiction beyond the school and into the surrounding neighborhoods - Full Story

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Ind. town introduces new police chief

Mayor Tom Henry announced Monday the appointment of Garry Hamilton, a 19-year veteran with the department, as the new police chief of Fort Wayne - Full Story

Columns

2013 in Review: Tech gifts for your police officer friends Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

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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Ill. officers facing post-Christmas layoffs

Lyons has sent notices to 10 of its police officers that they will be laid off two days after Christmas - Full Story

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One year after Newtown: Mental wellbeing following a critical incident Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

One year after Newtown: Mental wellbeing following a critical incident

You’ve just done an incredible job dealing with an impossible situation, so respect yourself and get the help you deserve - Full Story

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Mass. town fires police chief after several bizarre incidents

The chief intimidated patrons at a bar where an anti-police song was playing, displayed inappropriate political bias on separate occasion - Full Story



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Police Jobs and Careers Columnists

Moving Beyond Qualification Moving Beyond Qualification
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Unleashing Your Inner Warrior Unleashing Your Inner Warrior
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