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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »