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How earning an online degree helped one state trooper prepare for the future–
Lt. Julie Scribner of the Vermont State Police earned her bachelor’s degree to get ready for a promotion and is working on her master’s to plan for a career after retirement
How a former LEO now serves through private security–
Mark Phillips uses his policing skills to serve the community and earn a living in the private sector with a Signal 88 Security franchise
5 reasons cops should pursue an online certificate–
Earn a professional credential that can boost your career in less time – and for less money – than a graduate degree
How to stay sane while earning your degree–
Planning for finances and setting time aside for family are as important as choosing the right courses to support your career goals
Do cops need personal liability insurance?–
Are you covered by your department’s insurance if a lawsuit arises?
Advance your career with the certified fraud examiner certification–
One area often overlooked by officers is the investigation of financial or “white collar” crimes
Climb the career ladder with a four-year degree–
Continuing your education can boost your salary and help you make the move to a higher rank
3 tips for burned out cops–
When you feel burned out, consider the following suggestions
How do you become a better police leader? Ask yourself these 3 questions–
Are you prepared to “measure up” to the image of the police leader that you really want to be?
3 harsh realities of being a police chief–
Before you go after a position as a chief, there’s one crucial question you must ask and answer yourself: are you sure you actually want the job?
Getting hired as an Officer: The interview–
Be sure you spend time preparing so you can shine during this part of the hiring process
Passed up for promotion: What to do when your best isn't enough–
The announcement of the third promotion had everyone shaking their heads. The third promotion was an individual who ranked in the 30s on the list.
How I beat 'The Wall' and finished my police career marathon–
My race has been a little different than most cops, but then again, every cop runs their own individual race