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Colorado Officer Finds Stress Relief in Stand-Up Comedy

A 20-year veteran with the Boulder County Sheriff's Office has a second career in his off-duty time as a stand-up comedian.

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Life After Law Enforcement: Career Options for Former Police Officers

In life after law enforcement, your skills will translate well to many different career fields. It’s worth considering the following career options.

Boston Red Sox Announce 37-Year BPD Veteran as Head of Security

The defending World Series Champion Boston Red Sox—and winners of the Commissioner's Trophy three other years in the past decade and a half—have chosen a champion of public safety for its head of security.

Former Oklahoma Officer Opens Medical Marijuana Dispensary

A former officer with the Antlers (OK) Police Department has opened a medical marijuana dispensary in hopes of giving people an alternative pain and PTSD relief, replacing prescription opioids.

2 Former NFL Players Choose Policing as Second Career

Officer Isaac Sowells spent three seasons with the Cleveland Browns, playing 17 games at guard. Officer Jason Hilliard played with the New York Giants, competing in two games at the position of offensive tackle.

3 Keys to Financial Wellness for Police Officers

Jason Hoschouer—when he's not out on motor patrol in the San Francisco Bay Area—helps fellow LEOs with financial coaching. He's also written a book on the subject called "Badges & Budgets." Here is some of the wisdom he shares with his clients.

Video: Baltimore Officer is 'Rapper of Positivity' Both On and Off Duty

Officer Joshua Jackson of the Baltimore Police Department has been rapping since he was a 14-year-old freshman in high school. Now that he's an officer with the department, he continues to pursue his art even as he pursues his law enforcement career. In fact, those two goals seem to have a lot more in common than one might immediately imagine.

Former Arkansas Police Officer Becomes Television News Reporter

According to a news release from THV11, Adam Bledsoe—the former Public Information Officer for the Faulkner County (AR) Sheriff’s Office—will be joining the station as a feature reporter.

The Value of Continuing Education in Criminal Justice

Today, more employers are requiring certificates for certain positions. For employees, certification offers a competitive edge and heightens career advancement opportunities.

Best of POLICE: Our 12 Most Popular Articles

We're doing a new kind of index in this Buyer's Guide issue in the form of a gallery of our 12 most popular articles based on website visits.