For this week’s assignment, you will write a one page essay expressing your thoughts on becoming a police officer. Be sure to address all prompts and cite your sources in APA format. This is worth 80 points, so be thorough and give your best effort.
People go into law enforcement for a myriad of different reasons. First and foremost, people enter this profession because they want to help others. Often, a person who has been victimized in the past wants to do everything in his/her power to see that people do not become victimized as well.
Please answer the following questions:
- List at least five (5) reasons why you would want to become a police officer.
- How realistic are those reasons?
- List at least five (5) reasons why you would not want to become a police officer.
- Do you think you could overcome these reasons?
This homework assignment should include the following:
- An in-depth submission that should be free of spelling and grammar errors.
- An essay that is a minimum of one page in length.
- You will be assessed on the rationale you use in addressing the questions/issue posted, and how well you justify your argument regarding this issue.
- Your response must be thought provoking, have well developed ideas and/or opinions, and should reference any supporting material from the text, lecture or other sources you have used to complete the assignment.