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    Talking Robbery suspect tries to become a cop--he should have asked in the ask-a-cop section about whether this was a good idea

    Authorities in California say a man wanted for a store robbery was arrested when he showed up to take a test to become a police officer.

    Chula Vista police spokesman Bernard Gonzales said investigators had identified Romeo Montillano as a suspect in a Dec. 8 robbery at a Kmart discount store.

    Gonzales says investigators learned that Montillano had signed up for the February Police Department entrance exam.

    The 40-year-old man was arrested Wednesday when he arrived to take the test.

    Gonzales said that when Montillano was taken into custody he asked if he would still be able to take the exam.

    Police said Montillano was arrested for investigation of robbery, making criminal threats and grand theft. He remained in jail Saturday in lieu of $110,000 bail.

    Calif. robbery suspect tries to become cop - USATODAY.com

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    Hell ,they should hire him , he just cleared a robbery by arrest.
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    So did he get to take the test?
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    I'd tell him the felony disqualifies him to become a police officer, but he could run for President if he wants.
    The six o'clock rule
    I tell them to act according to the six o'clock rule, a phrase that causes most of them to say, "Huh?"
    I tell them to use this little test before they decide to do something. If they were to do what they're thinking about, and it became the lead story on the six o'clock news, would they be proud? Would their department be proud, and would their family be proud? It's a simple way to live your life both personally and professionally.

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    "If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything." Mark Twain



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    I guess he should have falsified his identy - What are the chances that they'd catch that if his DL came back to some other name in a place he'd never lived before?

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    They should have made him sit through the test first, then arrested him. That would have been even better.
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