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November 2009
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Getting the best recruits to take your entry-level police exam

While lowered department hiring standards across the nation are disheartening, I’m still convinced that there are untapped reservoirs of quality young men and women across the fruited plain that have what it takes to be one of us. It’s up to us to craft a recruitment process that is tailored toward attracting them.

So, if we really want to attract the brightest and best qualified to our profession how should we do it? Here are some ideas... Full Story

Excelsior College, an accredited leader in distance education, offers Criminal Justice degree programs for busy professionals. Work at your own pace, through credit-bearing exams and online courses. Transfer credits from prior college, academy and military training. Concentrations include: Homeland Security, Corrections, and Administration of Criminal Justice.

See how you can finish ahead at http://cj10.excelsior.edu

Exclusive Careers Column
Recommended reading for street cops, from Dale Carnegie to Sun Tzu

I’ve always believed that you should explore every avenue that is available if you want to increase your smarts and your chances of survival. I’ve found that most police officers — and believe me I was no exception — have a tendency to read only those books that deal with police work itself.

There’s nothing wrong with that, but there is a bit of wisdom hidden in other books that can make your life as a police officer much better. Here's a list of 8 books that I believe every officer should take the time to read... Full Story

Featured PoliceOne Job Postings

Evidence Clerk Part Time
Derry Police, Derry, NH

In this position you’ll be responsible for receiving, processing, packaging, logging, storage, and disposal of all evidence/property brought into the Derry Police Department. The clerk shall transport/transmit evidence, as required, to the New Hampshire State Police Laboratory or other authorized facility. The ideal candidate will have strong computer software knowledge, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and prior law enforcement experience. HS diploma and a NH driver’s license are required.

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Security Manager
Willis Knighton Health, Shreveport, LA

Currently, we are seeking a Security manager that will continue to maintain a safe environment for our staff, patients and families. The candidate must have a minimum of five years military and\or police experience, including management experience in a large corporate organization, military or municipal police department. A candidate with a college degree is preferred. The position will require the candidate to manage approximately 25 full time equivalents with 24 hour responsibility and accountability over multiple locations.

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The faculty of UC’s online Master of Science in Criminal Justice program is the most published, most recognized, 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

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