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How to Ruin Your Daily Evaluation

August 21, 2012
Through my years of dealing with rookies, I've read far too many cavalier statements by either brash or totally unwitting rookies. Here are the most common ones that you'll want to avoid.

Murphy's Law for Police Rookies

June 20, 2012
Murphy's law is the adage that anything that can go wrong will go wrong. Count on these three Murphy-isms to crop up during your first year as an officer.

Recruit Life As a Single Parent

December 7, 2011
This blog often focuses on tactics, off-duty survival, surviving the FTO program, or making it though the academy. However, what can often get overlooked is making it through those first few years as a parent. A single-parent recruit has been given the most difficult assignment of all.

NYPD Cop: Positive Cocaine Test Caused by Coca Tea

February 19, 2011
Alvaro Casado was fired by the NYPD in March. He challenged his termination, saying he likely tested positive because he drank Mate de Coca tea his girlfriend's mother gave him after he was in a car accident.

Are You Willing To SPEAK UP?

November 15, 2010
Add S.P.E.A.K. U.P. to your acronym list, and you'll improve your chances for a successful law enforcement career. These are the fundamentals.

How to Survive Probation

May 1, 2008

During this critical period, your agency and your fellow cops are checking you out; make sure they like what they see.

What Didn't They Teach Me In The Academy?

November 1, 2007

Those were heady days, when the excitement of graduating from the police academy and "hitting the streets" was awaited with great anticipation.

Officer Not All There

September 1, 2002

"If anything happens tonight and we have to do any shooting, you have to do all of it," Hero said in a most relaxed manner.

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