To Die In A Policeman's Line Of Work

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Maria Gonzalez To Live or To Die In a Policeman’s Line of Work Have you ever wondered what it’s like to step into the boots of a police officer? In the article “I’m a cop. If you don’t want to get hurt, don’t challenge me.” by Sunil Dutta, who is a professor at Colorado Tech University and who has also been working for the LAPD for the past 17 years, talks about the risks he encounters every day when he steps into the work force not knowing if he’ll see another day. He goes into detail about the policies law enforcement have to follow before they can use any force against anyone, and also that there are a lot of policemen out there that are actually the criminals themselves. Imagine waking up every morning wondering if there’s going to be another day coming, these are the thoughts of policemen and women day in and day out. A police officer doesn’t just have to be physically fit but they also have to be mentally and emotionally stable, they go through things daily that an average person possibly won’t experience in one’s life time. Once an officer gets that call they don’t know what they are getting themselves into they just have this general idea of what they could be potentially facing. Police officers get calls daily dealing with weapons, alcohol, drugs, and even violence, it is very common that an officer can be injured in their line of work. They also have the possible dangers of coming…show more content…
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