If there is anything glorious or romantic about being a cop I certainly do not know what it is. My experience as a law enforcement officer lasted only a few years, but in that time I nearly burned myself out to a level of superior cynicism. For me, enforcing laws was like being trapped in the chaotic middle of a sociological chamber of horrors. Coping with such a high level of emotional disenchantment impacted
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slow promotional rate consistently took its toll on me. So many officers eventually fell victim to the negativity and frustrations. These were solid individuals; good people just like me only now they have been reduced to empty shells by ghosts that plague their souls. I am very fortunate that I escaped that career in time to heal and find some redemption. I still have the opportunity to hold some faith in the goodness of humanity.