Full list of Career Advice results
How grants can help agencies retain officers–
Securing federal, state, corporate and private grants to enhance your officer retention strategies may be one of the best ways to fund your efforts
Building better officers: The importance of progression plans and rotational assignments–
A formal plan that allows officers to grow and develop new skill sets will pay back dividends to your officers, your agency and your community
How to get the most out of your LE career: Self-assessment–
It is critical to constantly take an inventory of your skills and remain humble enough to address deficiencies
How to be the architect of your police leadership career–
Hard work and self-improvement is not just the path to positional success – it is the path to true leadership
Lessons in Leadership: Why resilience is key to career survival–
Police officers are human beings watching inhuman things – it takes resilience to cope with and overcome traumatic events
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
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