Law Enforcement Officer: A Career As A Law Enforcement Officer

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”As a Law Enforcement Officer, my fundamental duty is to serve mankind; to safeguard lives and property; to protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation, and the peaceful against violence or disorder; and to respect the Constitutional rights of all men to liberty, equality, and justice.” This is first and most important sentence of the code of ethics that every law enforcement officer has to obey and follow throughout his career. Many people ask me why would I want to work for the Orange County Sheriffs Department, a career that is hated by many and supported by so little this generation. This answer is simple, law enforcement is for people who want to make a impact in the community around them. People need to understand that law enforcement personnel don't do this for the money or authority, they do their job because they want to …show more content…
For me its actually the complete opposite, my father is actually a person who has had felonies in his past. Without a doubt my father has changed his life around, from being a felon to going to jails and preaching to inmates about God. He has showed me the type of man I should be growing up. He is the person who encouraged me into law enforcement. Unfortunately with his record he isn't able to get a job in law enforcement but as a kid growing up that was always his dream, he wanted to work for the Border Patrol or DEA. His life experiences such as seeing his brother killed by the Cartel made huge impacts in his life that he knew he wanted to make a difference. But ultimately he did make mistakes that will never allow him to follow his dreams. That’s were I come in, his oldest son that he directs and is always helping me pursue my dream of law enforcement. Guiding me and not letting me fall of the path like he did. He encourages me everyday and he is one of the reasons why I know one day I will be a