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While it is not an easy time to be a police officer in America, there are many reasons why you stay in law enforcement
Read about retired Deputy Sheriff Teresa Fitzgerald’s successful transition from law enforcement to the private sector, as told by author and police veteran Colin Whittington
“It gives individuals one site to go to where they can look for jobs, versus going to individual departments and looking at their websites,” said Vandalia Police Chief Kurt Althouse
Future law enforcement leaders must build more than a good resume before they’re ready for a promotion
The survey highlights alarming levels of stress and mental health struggles among law enforcement officers
Follow these steps to calm your mind and increase your shooting confidence
The partnership will help connect departments with qualified candidates, leveraging the high-energy world of motorsports to drive awareness
Learn the latest tactics for recruiting the best candidates
Organizations will work together to elevate reality-based training content and discourse for today’s law enforcement professionals
Enhance team cohesion by adapting communication strategies, building trust and encouraging mentorship among diverse age groups
The survey comes as the NOPD appears poised to begin a process to leave behind federal court oversight after more than a dozen years