Originally Posted by alanm
I suppose if you consider riding around in a cruiser all day being lazy you could look at it from that angle. But when you approach a vehicle you stopped or respond to a call you best have your wits about you. Or it could cost you your life.
I have a really close friend who's a cop. (weird, aint it?) He describes his career like this...
"It's generally 8 hours of boredom, but now and then you have a few minutes of sheer terror... and that's when you have to remember how to do your job.."