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How to Get the Most Out of Continuing Education
How To Build a Successful Career with the Three Cs
How To Survive a Reprimand

How To Survive a Reprimand

Dealing with a reprimand at work can be a very distressing situation. Sometimes we create the situation and sometimes the situation is created for us. Either way, it's best to develop a strategy so you are prepared if and when it happens.

October 1, 2018

How To Survive the Academy

How To Survive the Academy

Police Academy Instructor Patrick Martin shares 10 tips to help prospective officers meet the rigors of police training.

August 7, 2018

How To Deal With a New Supervisor

How To Deal With a New Supervisor

I've learned a few things about dealing with new supervisors in my 30-plus-year career in law enforcement. Here are some of them in no particular order.

July 9, 2018

How To Get a Job in Law Enforcement

How To Get a Job in Law Enforcement

The economy is better now, and funding for law enforcement is rapidly being restored. This is good news for those individuals hoping to enter policing for the first time, and for veteran officers seeking to move to a new agency. 

June 18, 2018

How To Develop a Policy

How To Develop a Policy

Do your research and follow an outline to create a fleshed out protocol that benefits your agency and officers.

May 2, 2018

How To Understand First Amendment Rights for Public Employees
How To Conduct an Area Canvass

How To Conduct an Area Canvass

You need to do a thorough search of the area surrounding a crime scene to develop leads and solve crimes.

November 3, 2017

How To…Adjust to a New Agency

How To…Adjust to a New Agency

It doesn't matter whether you're a rookie heading into your first orientation or a 10-year veteran, adjusting to a new agency can be tricky. If you aren't careful, it can be a bit overwhelming as you try to fit in.

October 9, 2017

How to Investigate a Burglary

How to Investigate a Burglary

My friend used investigating burglaries as his template for training new detectives. Since his clearance rate was always above the national average, his training model likely has merit. With that in mind, here are some points to remember.

February 9, 2017

How to Join a Bicycle Unit

How to Join a Bicycle Unit

A great bicycle officer has a strong service mentality, paramount knowledge of laws, a thirst for new knowledge, and someone who can adapt to change easily. If this describes you, your agency's bicycle unit might be a good fit.

April 6, 2016

How to Become a Bomb Tech

How to Become a Bomb Tech

There are many more officers who want to wear the fabled bomb tech symbol of laurel leaves, electric bolts, and an aerial known as the "crab" than there are positions available.

September 4, 2015

Guide to Online Criminal Justice Programs
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