The camraderie was fantastic, we were like family. I learned patience and understanding in the handling of individuals/public.
I served 13 years on the department as patrolman, a narcotics officer, and ended my tenure as Detective Lt.. The reason I resigned from the department was to accept a better paying position as an investigator.
I learned various law enforcement related duties, such as drug enforcement, patrol and traffic functions, intelligence gathering, how to - more...
Usually got free coffee and I learned so much about people. Loved investigation work.