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June 2009
Featured Careers Column
Improving your test-taking skills

In my experience, the top achievers always have strong reading comprehension skills. The fact that reading comprehension turns out to be the factor separating the best candidates may not be a fair thing, but it is a real thing, and we have to come to terms with it.

Regardless of the rank you seek to achieve — or the structure of the test you take — the bottom line is that if you don’t answer questions like a Sergeant you’re not going to be considered Sergeant material... Full Story

The faculty of the University of Cincinnati Master of Science in Criminal Justice program is the most published, most recognizable, and most respected in the industry. Our graduates are truly empowered to become leaders in their communities; with a confidence that can only be gained by learning from the greatest minds in their field.

Get started today at the University of Cincinnati

Exclusive Careers Column
The value of continuing education for police officers

Every officer should realize that we are one traffic stop, one domestic, one bar fight, one drug raid away from becoming disabled or worse. So, not only do we want an education that helps with law enforcement, but we should also plan an education that can support us if the unfortunate happens.

When I talk about education, I’m talking about achieving what I call “multiple objectives with one move.” So let’s look at some of the good moves and some of the mistakes that can be made that will hinder your success... Full Story

Featured PoliceOne Job Postings

Crime Scene Technician
Ellis County Sheriff's Office, Waxahachie, TX

The Ellis County Sheriff's Office currently has a vacancy for a Crime Scene Technician. This position is a civilian position that reports to the Criminal Investigations Division. This position will require the employee to be familiar with, and respond to, all types of crime scenes, from homicides to common property crimes such as burglaries and thefts. This position will also require the employee to process all types of evidence collected at crime scenes. This position will require the employee to be on-call.

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Chief of Police
VR Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

VCU is seeking a new Chief of Police to provide executive-level leadership, strategic planning and administrative direction for the Police Department. The Department provides campus and hospital policing and security services including patrol, police communications, crime prevention, access control, security escort, investigation and education. A proactive, visible leader with a collaborative management style and an understanding of innovative methods of policing and security services in a highly diverse environment is desired.

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With a Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) or a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from Walden University, you’ll gain the skills and credentials you need to meet the increasingly complex issues and challenges faced by government, profit, and nonprofit sectors within your community.

Get started today at Walden University.

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Continuing Education

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Covington, TX - Reserve Police Officer

Anaheim, CA - Director, Campus Public Safety

Haskins, OH - Police Officer (Part Time)

Casper , WY - Police Support Services Manager

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Tiffin University – Online Criminal Justice Degrees

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Bowling Green State University – Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice

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