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Tennessee Deputy Fired After Appearing To Choke A Student

Tennessee Deputy Fired After Appearing To Choke A Student

Two other officers put on paid leave

An officer was fired and two put on paid leave after a student, apparently cooperating with an arrest, was reportedly choked until he dropped to the ground. Read More »

Dine-And-Dash In Cop's Car Sparks Internal Affairs Probe

Dine-And-Dash In Cop's Car Sparks Internal Affairs Probe

Please never do this

A group of customers at a Philadelphia diner escaped in a police officer's car after ditching their bill, launching an internal affairs investigation. Read More »

Police Officer Saves Man Who Stepped In Front Of Train [VIDEO]

Police Officer Saves Man Who Stepped In Front Of Train [VIDEO]

Working for the police can mean saving lives. But it's not every day that you actually have... Read More »

Police Lt. Diana Lopez Demoted For Sexy Photos

Police Lt. Diana Lopez Demoted For Sexy Photos

There are many risks involved with dating someone in your office, like breaking up and having to see them every miserable day. But an Arizona police lieutenant and single mother discovered another risk of an in-department dalliance, when she sent provocative photos and a video from her personal cell phone to... Read More »

The Jobs With The Most Psychopaths

The Jobs With The Most Psychopaths

Have you ever experienced the feeling at work that everyone around you is unstable? That you're the only level-headed worker in a workplace populated by colleagues whose fits and outbursts are unpredictable, or even psychopathic? Read More »

Confessions Of A Private Investigator

Confessions Of A Private Investigator

By John Powers I am a private investigator. Which means if we met at a party you'd immediately ask: So do you, like, follow people around? Are you an ex-cop? Where'd you park the Ferrari? Then you'd confess: Wow, I've never met a real P.I. Which partly explains your misconceptions, though in my experience the... Read More »

Crime-Ravaged Camden, N.J., Scraps Police Department To Save Money

Crime-Ravaged Camden, N.J., Scraps Police Department To Save Money

By Abby Rogers A New Jersey city that reported a murder rate of 46.8 per 100,000 people in 2010 is now without a police department. Camden, N.J., often dubbed the most dangerous city in the country, is disbanding its police department in a bid to shave millions of dollars off the annual budget, FoxNews.com... Read More »

Hate Desk Work? 6 Good Non-Traditional Jobs

Hate Desk Work? 6 Good Non-Traditional Jobs

While many people are perfectly content with a structured, 9-to-5 job, some workers aren't made for that type of environment. They crave variety, constant challenges and adventure at work. They often don't want to be at a desk. A worker who is bored on the job not only suffers himself, but his lack of focus may... Read More »

Denver Cop, Fired For Speeding While Drunk, May Get Job Back

Denver Cop, Fired For Speeding While Drunk, May Get Job Back

A Denver cop who was fired after being arrested two years ago for driving more than twice the speed limit, and while drunk, may soon have his job back, following a ruling in his favor by the city's Civil Service Commission. But the city's safety manager is vowing to fight the decision. Officer Derrick... Read More »

How To Become A Firefighter  [Infographic]

How To Become A Firefighter [Infographic]

By Claire Kaufman Firefighters are the nation's heroes, from the local volunteer fire brigade to the brave FDNY force who rushed into the burning Twin Towers on September 11, 2001. Despite the dangers of the job, firefighting attracts many more applicants than there are positions available. The career is... Read More »

Cop Goes Undercover To Bust California Students

Cop Goes Undercover To Bust California Students

By Tracie Cone EXETER, Calif. (AP) -- On his second trip through high school, former C-student Alex Salinas got a lot of A's. He was 22, however, and an undercover narcotics officer going by the name Johnny Ramirez. When his first semester progress report showed a 3.25 average, the baby-faced police... Read More »

Woman's Lawsuit Accuses Cop of Issuing Ticket, Then Asking Her Out

Woman's Lawsuit Accuses Cop of Issuing Ticket, Then Asking Her Out

If an admirer leaves a handwritten note on your car windshield, asking you out, it can be cute or creepy. When that admirer is a police officer who issued you a speeding ticket, and then searched through motor-vehicle records to find your address, it falls more into the creepy camp. At least that's according... Read More »

150 U.K. Police Officers Disciplined For Inappropriate Facebook Posts

150 U.K. Police Officers Disciplined For Inappropriate Facebook Posts

It seems every week another employee gets fired or disciplined for posting an inappropriate something on Facebook. Some jobholders are particularly vulnerable, like teachers, who can get in trouble for uploading photos of themselves drinking, for example, or posting vaguely homicidal remarks about their... Read More »

How To Become A Police Officer [Infographic]

How To Become A Police Officer [Infographic]

This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Kristin Marino To protect and to serve. If those words hold particular meaning for you, you've probably considered a career in law enforcement--and if not, you might want to. Employment for police officers and detectives is expected to grow by 10 percent... Read More »

Late For Work, Officer Accused Of Going 120 mph

Late For Work, Officer Accused Of Going 120 mph

MIAMI (AP) -- A Miami police officer is accused of driving 120 mph on a turnpike because he was late for his off-duty job working security at a school. Read More »

The 15 Scariest Jobs

The 15 Scariest Jobs

Halloween is the time to speak aloud our gravest fears, and perhaps buy a Lycra bodysuit version of them for $24.98. CareerBuilder has joined in the festivities, surveying more than 4,300 U.S. workers about what they consider the scariest jobs. There seem to be some recurring themes, like those jobs that... Read More »

Failing to Heed Own Advice, Officer Gets DUI After Crashing D.A.R.E. Trailer

Failing to Heed Own Advice, Officer Gets DUI After Crashing D.A.R.E. Trailer

Some people live by example, using their words and deeds to instruct and inspire others. Others rely on that old adage, "Do I say, not as I do." That pretty sums up the actions of a police officer in Indiana, who faces drunk driving charges after his pickup truck sideswiped a parked car before crashing into... Read More »

10 Jobs You Thought Would Pay More

10 Jobs You Thought Would Pay More

Everyone has a different idea of what's a good or bad salary. Some people are happy just to make ends meet. Others won't settle for less than six figures. A lot of factors go into what makes a salary seem reasonable. Therefore you can't really classify any single salary as high or low without bringing in... Read More »

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