I know, same old question......
I was wondering if you could help me out? I've always had a passion for law enforcement, and i've always wanted to pursue a career as a police officer. I was wanting to know if you could answer a few generalized questions for me?
I graduated high school just shy of the top 10%. I had 194 graduation classmates. Had three years of college at our local junior college, one of those years before i ever graduated high school. I graduated with an associates of science. I went to SFA for one semester, and gave it up. I have about 85 total college hours. I started my own business and ran it my last year of college, at the age of 21. I couldnt do both, so i gave up school, and then my business failed. Learned some very important lessons though. I went to work in the oilfield after that, at the very bottom, making $8 an hour. In four years, i worked my way to the very top. I now make comfortably over $100k a year, and manage multi-million dollar projects, as well as about 60 personell. I have been with this company for over 5 years, and im still with them. Im 26 now. I'd be throwing away alot, money wise, by going in to law enforcement. Its more of a personal matter than money. More of a feeling of accomplishment. I want to make a difference. I want to save lives. I want my two girls to know that im out there making this world a safer place for them.
With that bit of background, what would my chances be of making it in law enforcement? I live in a town of about 8k people. I believe there are about 40 persons in our department. I want to get in, get going, and become the best i can. I want to be a member of s.w.a.t., and anything else i can accomplish.
I own many firearms, and have a very clean background.
Would i have a shot or no?
Thanks in advance for all the help.