Police Promotion

12 Steps To Police Promotion – Part 2

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” - Amelia Earhart Various steps exist to UK police promotion to Sergeant and Inspecting ranks, with police forces each having a ‘Pick ‘n’ Mix Promotion Process’....

12 Steps To Police Promotion – Part 1

“The path to success is always under construction.” - Jim Miller There are various steps to police promotion within the Federated ranks, with UK police forces each having a ‘Pick ‘n’ Mix Promotion Process’. Whatever your process, the first step...

5 Great Reads for Promotion Candidates

“Not every reader is a leader, but every leader is a reader.” - Harry S. Truman The quote above alludes to the importance of your continuous professional/personal development (CPD) when applying for promotion in UK police forces. A potential interview...

Power Your Police Promotion with These Mnemonics

“In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.” - Carl Jung In this blog I outline the value of using mnemonics in your preparation for police promotion. It is a great thinking tool and memory aid to deciphering...

Incompetent Cops

“I am, as I've said, merely competent. But in an age of incompetence, that makes me extraordinary.” - Billy Joel When it comes to achieving promotion in UK police forces, most cops start from a position of incompetence. Sergeant, Inspector and...

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