10 secrets cops know that most people don't
It’s become abundantly clear that the press and the public have little understanding of police work
Add to this list in the comments area below and read dozens of other "secrets" shared by cops. If you are not a PoliceOne verified member, it’s free and easy to join PoliceOne for immediate access to reader comments.
It’s become abundantly clear that the press and the public have little understanding of police work. And something we’ve learned over the years is that during times of stress and tension, a good chuckle is an extremely effective medicine.
So, here are some things most people don’t know but cops do. Add your observations in the comments area below.
1. Most cops understand why tickets are necessary but don’t particularly like writing them. Well, unless they happen to stop “the guy who pays their wages” and then writing a ticket isn’t so bad.
2. The vast majority of cops have never shot anyone, but most cops can recite a detailed list of people who are/were deserving of being shot because they posed a deadly threat. This means that most cops have successfully defused a potentially deadly confrontation using only words and less-lethal weapons.