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How to Turn $10 into a Comfortable Retirement

A major benefit of a career in law enforcement is that officers can often retire at a fairly young age, which gives officers the opportunity to enjoy a long retirement. However, in order to be comfortable in retirement, officers need to be proactive about planning and managing money. AMU's Dr. Chuck Russo provides guidance about how proper planning and preparation starting today can provide officers with a comfortable standard of living well into their retirement years.

Counseling and Other Sources to Help with Career Transition

By Chuck Russo

What do you want to do after your career in law enforcement? If you haven't started planning for your career transition, there are many tools and services available to help you. Here are the steps you should take now to determine what career is a good fit for you and what experience and education you will need to successfully transition to a new career after law enforcement.

Mother’s Day: Spouses Are the Unsung Heroes of Law Enforcement

Mother’s Day is a time to thank all the women in our lives who work hard and make great sacrifices for their families. The mothers and wives who are married to law enforcement or military officers are no exception.

As a 20-year police officer, there have been many years of turmoil and stress because of my career. My wife has seen me through it all. She provides me support and guidance in ways that I do not usually see or even sometimes acknowledge. I truly appreciate everything she has done for me and I encourage others in law enforcement and the military to take the time to thank their spouse for her commitment and love every day.

9 Ways to Insert Yourself into Your Agency’s Succession Plan

By Jeff Kuhn Public safety agencies continue to grapple with challenges of effective succession planning brought on by the aging of baby-boomers, early retirements due to budgetary cutbacks, and lack of resources for adequate management training. The responsibility for preparing future leadership within these agencies is most commonly placed in the hands of police, fire and emergency management executives.