I Am a Cop

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 16 People

    Just Why

    On my second month of being a cop I was issued on a stakeout with my friend because there was a suspicious man working in the ice-cream shop. So my friend had the worlds dumbest idea to hide with an ice-cream truck this was in America. So while we were waiting for any signs of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 15, 2012

    Under Fire

    Being a cop isnt easy but i have a passion 4 it. Its about helping ppl and serving ur country. I wear my uniform with pride. But ppl dont always understand what its like being under fire and still there r people critisizing us even the media will have few good things 2 say bout...
    Greekvampire Greekvampire
    26-30, M
    Oct 11, 2009

    My Life As a Cop

    It's been said time and time again by all walks of life, I hate cops. Why?? did you know that these same people hate the one person that would throw himself in front of a gun weilding maniac for them, and even though he knows he probably wont even get so muc as a thank...
    Imaseeker Imaseeker
    36-40, M
    20 Responses Jun 7, 2009

    Well i recently was hired

    and haven't even been to the academy yet. I've already seen some things that most don't in their lifetime. So far i have witnessed one of my fellow officers be shot and killed while doing my ride alongs. I've known him for a few years, and to see someone that i care about be...
    raewilson raewilson
    26-30, F
    Jan 21, 2014

    Me Too

    I'm one too. Don't like to tell others. I have my work side then there is this other side. The guys I work with can be very hard on others who don't fall within their idea of what it means to be one. If you fall outside of what they think is normal. They ride you very hard. So...
    kellyjon kellyjon
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 3, 2010

    Emotions

    Being a cop isnt easy u ride a emotional rollercoaster. I have experienced sad things like a 19 year old girl who was murdered and u r the 1 that has 2 break the news 2 her parents that is just 1 of many experiences that ive had then there is the good times when u wear ur uniform...
    Irishvampire Irishvampire
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Dec 1, 2009

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