Chuck Humeston

I was going to stay away from this subject. I try to tell myself I don’t do it anymore, and I don’t care. But, I guess when you put on a badge, and take an oath, you can take it off visibly, but, inside, it’s always part of you.

Once in a while, I still talk to someone who asks me, “Say, my son/daughter is considering going into police work. What would you suggest?” Lately my response is usually, “A psychiatrist.” If you believe what you see on TV, or what you read in print, it seems to not be a popular profession. Do I believe that? I’d like not to believe it. It’s easy in any profession to paint all with a broad brush. To a point it even becomes hip with some because these are the types who have to be told what to believe. These days I don’t know what to believe.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.