Somewhere out there today, a police officer will tell you that there’s no other job that comes close to this one.
Somewhere out there today, a police officer will save the life of a complete stranger. And they will risk their own life to do so.
Somewhere out there today, a police officer will talk someone back from the edge. They will find the missing woman, they will confront the knife-wielding man and they will defend the vulnerable child. They will go where most wouldn’t and do what most couldn’t.
And they will show uncommon bravery.
Somewhere out there today, a police officer will deal with the consequences of society’s addiction to violence. They will tell you that domestic violence is a disease of pandemic proportions – and that violent crime involving young people is one of the most urgent issues of our time.
Somewhere out there today, the call will come too late and a police officer will become the bearer of unbearable news.
Somewhere out there a police officer will suggest that people don’t often call us...
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