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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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5 tips for transitioning from military to police PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

5 tips for transitioning from military to police

Some this advice may or may not apply to you, so take what you find useful - Full Story

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Put a rookie on the right track using these 13 traits Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Put a rookie on the right track using these 13 traits

After the selection process vets potential candidates for a police position, it falls on all of us in the profession to recognize and help develop officers who are not tracking as they should - Full Story

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Calif. police ask for funds to double helicopter's air time

Department is asking the City Council to set aside $397K to double the amount of time helicopter can spend patrolling Oakland - Full Story

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Texas police chief assists in drunk driving arrest

Chief followed the driver for about two blocks before pulling the driver over - Full Story

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Video: Helmet cam captures cops' clash with Ariz. college crowd

Fifteen people were arrested in the March 29 incident near the University of Arizona's main gate - Full Story

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Off-duty cop shocked by bystanders' actions at horrific crash

A deadly crash on Monday left an off-duty cop with questions about the behavior of other witnesses - Full Story

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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

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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

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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

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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



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