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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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Ohio cop fired for failing to charge firefighter with DUI

The officer said he became aware of his position as a firefighter and "was concerned if a DUI charge was pursued, there may be some sort of reprisal" - Full Story

Columns

How to protect your career by writing better use-of-force reports Matt Stiehm - Campus Safety

How to protect your career by writing better use-of-force reports

We must change our “less is more” mentality on UOF reports to a “more is more” mindset for the next generation of police officers - Full Story

Columns

How a NJ cop won 'Survivor' with police training Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

How a NJ cop won 'Survivor' with police training

Officer Tony Vlachos of the Jersey City, New Jersey Police Department took his skills as a street officer to a remote Pacific Island and outlasted all comers to become this season’s winner the Survivor TV show - Full Story

Columns

3 problems with response time analysis (and why you need it anyway) PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

3 problems with response time analysis (and why you need it anyway)

In PoliceOne "First Person" essays, PoliceOne Members candidly share their own unique personal insights on issues confronting cops today, as well as opinions, observations, and advice on living life behind the thin blue line - Full Story

Columns

Poll Call: What would you do if you couldn't be a cop? P1 Community - The Question

Poll Call: What would you do if you couldn't be a cop?

By PoliceOne Staff Police officers arguably have one of the most stressful jobs in America. You can go f... - Full Story

Exclusives

10 traits of a great mentor

10 traits of a great mentor

Ruminating on what it takes to be a great mentor, and thinking about the people who mentored me — particularly two guys named Chuck — leads me to a list of characteristics I hope will spark a discussion on the topic. - Full Story

News

Court: Trooper shouldn't have been fired for sex with domestic violence victim

Trooper who had sex with victim hours after helping to arrest her husband should not have been fired for the offense, the Alaska Supreme Court ruled - Full Story

Columns

4 things Andy Sipowicz taught me about being a beat cop Jason Welin - On Patrol in Canada

4 things Andy Sipowicz taught me about being a beat cop

NYPD Blue offers some solid advice and some that doesn’t work so well in practice — I think most can agree that these four points are solid advice for any LEO - Full Story

Columns

Taking over the beat from a great police mentor Nick Perna - Gang Investigations

Taking over the beat from a great police mentor

Officer Harrington was a throwback to a bye-gone era, when cops were blue collar stiffs who hit the streets with the intent to enforce the law and keep the peace — everything else was secondary - Full Story

Columns

10 traits of a great mentor Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

10 traits of a great mentor

Two men named Chuck have helped mold me into the man I’ve become, and thinking about them — as well as others who’ve mentored me — leads to a list of common characteristics of great mentors - Full Story



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