The decision to pursue graduate studies, particularly for a person in mid-career is an important decision; not only is the financial burden that this involves a major consideration, but the value that the credential will bring in terms of increasing your personal capital worth to an employer is ...Read more
The Calgary Police Service is actively seeking new officers, and will begin accepting applications in October 2017. Acceptance of applications was temporarily halted to develop and establish a new online system that allows for paperless applications. Once your ...Read more
Today's law enforcement and public safety professionals work under intense scrutiny —of their actions and their inaction. Being tested in the field and subjected to periods of extreme pressure and adverse conditions,training and education matter.
There are significant potential rewards ...Read more
A university degree can greatly expand your career opportunities and your potential for advancement.
For example, a police officer who earns a university degree has greater opportunity to advance within the department and has more options outside of law enforcement in terms of career ...Read more
No matter where you are in your life – or along in your career – getting a bachelor's degree is a good idea because:
● About three-quarters of the 100 best jobs in Canada require, or at least are relevant to, a bachelor's degree.
● Stated another way, slightly over 77 percent of ...Read more
Keeping the peace is one of the most difficult, challenging and rewarding jobs a Canadian can ask for. Police officers in Canada, need to rely on a wide range of tools and resources to do the job well. These include some of the traditional tools of the trade, such as a service firearm and ...Read more
It is trite to say that context is everything, but context IS everything. Policing is a set of very complex activities applied by a group of diverse people, not all of whom are police officers, within a certain context. When I say context I mean: community, history, demographics, ethnic ...Read more
Getting this opportunity to blog regularly about policing issues is a real treat for me. I've always been intrigued by policing , and later in my career, became increasingly intrigued by the environment within which policing happens. Indulge me for a minute while I tell you how I arrived here, ...Read more