Police Employees

Whether you began this journey half a lifetime ago, or are just now exploring a career in law enforcement, you probably started from the same place – a genuine and honorable desire to help your fellow humans and protect those who could not protect themselves. That is indeed a commendable place to start any journey, and it speak volumes about you that this is where you chose to begin your life’s work.

It is understandable that the criticism of that path, which you will encounter here at Beyond the Badge, will often seem like a personal attack. You are not wrong to feel that way. However we hope that the same virtues that led you to public service can also open your mind to seeking new ways in which your dedication, talent and goodness can be best employed to reach the outcomes of your highest intentions in an deeply consistent and sustainable manner.

If you are considering a career in policing and curious about the personal risk to you and your loved ones associated with that institution, we will soon link to resources to help you make that decision.

If you are a current or former police employee who wants to contribute to this ongoing discussion, whether as a developer of alternatives or as an informant please contact us.



Police Employee Library

The Rookie Cop – Chapter Six B
After crossing all the t’s and dotting all of the i’s the incident with the crazed banana man is ruled
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The Rookie Cop – Chapter Six A
“You know, son, you showed a lot of promise in your five years with us,” says Commissioner Stevens to Curtis.
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The Rookie Cop – Chapter Four
Almost a year has now passed and Curtis has become a trusted asset to his department, according to his superiors
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The Rookie Cop – Chapter Three
After breaking up the rest of the protest they haul the kid with the bubbles down to county and head
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The Rookie Cop – Chapter Two
Curtis┬áspends the next month doing desk work and directing traffic while being coldly snubbed by the other officers. Does he…
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The Rookie Cop – Chapter Five
Curtis has now been on the force for five years. During this time he has learned a lot of things
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How to be a Good Cop (And Probably Get Fired)
Here are six things you can do as a police officer to show that your primary concern is for the
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Following Orders Is Not Lawful
The biggest threat to humanity is not law breakers but law followers. U.S.S.R 1917-1987 62 million Germany 1933-1945 21 million
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You Are Not Who You Used To Be
None of us are the same person today that we were yesterday, or that we will be tomorrow; so why
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Welcome to Chillville, A Police-Free Community
The following is an entirely hypothetical representation of a community which uses entirely new ways to address issues that are
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