1. They’re not just out to give tickets, they’re trying to keep Regina safe. My initial impression of “Cops” per se was that of the stereotypical Farva off Super Troopers. You know what I mean, just complete jerk-faces? (Yes you hyphenate jerk-faces) Yeah, they’re nothing like that at all. I met a few while I was in the back for debriefing and they were down to earth normal people. And no they don’t try to give you tickets, if you break the law in front of them they’re going to give you a ticket. A few bad eggs hurts their reputation that’s for sure.
2. They have a very, very difficult job. A lot of the people they deal with have no respect for Cops whatsoever, you can imagine how their interactions usually go. Any time you have an exchange with a Police Officer it’s usually because of something bad happened. They’re the bringers of bad news. It’s incredibly difficult to imagine that in your day-to-day most people you deal with are not happy with you at all, it must affect their mood and attitude over time. Continue reading »