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Doug  Wyllie

Doug Wyllie

Doug Wyllie has authored more than 1,000 articles and tactical tips aimed at ensuring that police officers are safer and more successful on the streets. Doug is a Western Publishing Association “Maggie Award” winner for Best Regularly Featured Digital Edition Column. He is a member of International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), an Associate Member of the California Peace Officers’ Association (CPOA), and a member of the Public Safety Writers Association (PSWA).



William Harvey

William Harvey

William "Bill" Harvey is currently serving as chief of police in south central Pennsylvania. He retired from the Savannah (Ga.) Police Department where he worked assignments in training, patrol, and CID. Harvey has more than 25 years of experience working with recruits, rookies, and FTOs.
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Blog - Careers - September 2011

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<p>Police survivors who participated in COPS Walk a year ago included a daughter, son-in-law,  co-workers, a sibling, and a spouse. Photo: Mariah Hughes.</p>

Walking for Police Survivors  

September 27, 2011
The Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) will host its seventh annual "COPS Walk" early next month to bring together survivors and members of the law enforcement community willing to accept the challenge of walking 25 miles in two days to support family, co-workers, and other supporters of fallen officers.
<p>Photo: <a href=&quot;http://www.flickr.com/photos/metrojp/&quot;>Orange_Beard</a>.</p>

Know Your Trigger Point!  

September 27, 2011
Anger will only divert you from tactical awareness. You'll become a Neanderthal and lose your professionalism. If you whip the pudding out of some mouthy inebriated social misfit, all you've done is become a criminal.

Never Settle for Just Good Enough  

September 20, 2011
Detectives build their case on your preliminary report. Prosecutors decide whether to move forward with the case based on your report. Insurance companies, probation officers, and others will use your work product to help them with their roles. Pay attention to the details; it will pay off in more ways than one.

Avoid Diploma Mills for Your Degree  

September 12, 2011
There are always those who try to circumvent the system and purchase their degrees. For me, this is an integrity issue. If you took the low road on one requirement, what else have you shortchanged us on?
<p>Photo: <strong id=&quot;yui_3_4_0_3_1315353569284_1777&quot;><a href=&quot;http://www.flickr.com/photos/alancleaver/&quot;>alancleaver_2000</a>.</strong></p>

Laugh Often  

September 6, 2011
There are times where a good laugh will get you over a bad day or through a tough call. I would advise you to take the job seriously but don't take yourself seriously.
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