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If you’re thinking of what your next move will be after law enforcement, there’s always a need for seasoned investigators in financial crimes prevention
Regardless of your interest, there is an organization ready to help you succeed
A sheriff’s office Facebook post went viral after wishing two former high school football teammates success in their new LE careers
Your legacy doesn’t evolve through want or desire – it evolves from what you do
Focus on developing the skills and knowledge you need to succeed, not just on achieving the rank
Gov. Ron DeSantis’ proposal would allow former officers, firefighters and EMTs to fill the gaps in K-12 classrooms
Our experts offer insider tips and valuable insight to make your testing performance competitive and successful
Career seminars and internships close the gap between theory and practice, better preparing students for criminal justice careers
Remembering why you got into law enforcement in the first place can help you get through these troubled times
Every contact you make – whether on- or off-duty – leaves an impression; here are 10 ways to leave a positive, professional impression
Utilizing coaches could lead to higher job satisfaction, better retention, increased trust with community members and increased officer safety
If you feel you are policing in an untenable environment, avoid doing anything rash and irreversible without first considering all your options
They say hindsight is 20/20
Jonathan and Matthew Burgess juggle the demands of their firefighter and LE careers with their built-from-the-ground-up food business
Like any relationship, a mentorship – whether you’re the mentor or mentee – takes time to develop
On the first traffic stop I made alone it never crossed my mind that ‘Malarkey’ probably wasn’t the driver’s name
Learn from top instructors and join other police professionals to explore how you can leverage policy and training tools to solve your top challenges
Wisdom applicable to LEOs’ life and policing pops up even while vacationing
For one former LE veteran, owning a business was nothing more than a pipe dream; here’s how Signal 88 Security made it a reality for Roger Estrada
A letter to new police officers just beginning their probationary period
Advance your career and better serve your community by leveraging the right training and certification programs
War stories are a tradition in public safety and there is no question that cops may be the best storytellers of all
During these turbulent times for law enforcement, some officers are questioning whether they should remain in the profession
The police officer is woven from precious fabric, cut from cloth that most will never have the courage or the conviction to wear
Securing federal, state, corporate and private grants to enhance your officer retention strategies may be one of the best ways to fund your efforts
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
Becoming an effective public speaker can elevate the success of both your agency and your career
There are key steps officers can take throughout their LE career in preparation to teach in an academic program
It is critical to constantly take an inventory of your skills and remain humble enough to address deficiencies