Law enforcement in Ketchkan
By Colleen James
October 24, 2006
I would just like to voice my opinion about the last comment
written. Going to school for law doesn't make you an expert...
I have 2 full years of Medical, and I don't think I am a doctor.
You won't see me writing about the hospital just because I have
some schooling. Obviously you have never been a single parent.
The way you make "raising a child'.. sound easy. Did they
teach that to you in Law school too? Have you ever thought that
not every person is lucky enough to have both parents (and probably
alcohol/drug free at that?). Just because YOU were lucky and
didn't get tempted by alcohol. I mean Hey... what a trooper.
I am sure you watch the news since your educated and all then
you've probably seen where research shows that it isn't native
people who have alcoholism problems but its genetic from endorphins.
I could go on and on.
On another note of things, I strongly believe that the 'Police'
ARE supposed to be here to protect and serve. I also believe
that 90% of the force does. Although just like the "Priests"
in this day in age, you always have a bad apple. I don't believe
they teach people how to be prejudice do they? Now why would
they have a Policeman like that on the force? Especially in a
Native town. Although this comment is made for a complete different
issue, my point being same small town.
Another comment I would like
to make. I may NOT consume alcohol/drugs , but if I remember
right, didn't we once have a law where marijuana used to be legal?
Now it's a felon? That's ludicrous.
I think they should teach Alcoholism
& drugs along with MORE psychology courses with "LAW
ENFORCEMENT". Then People won't go into the law enforcement
with the "ATTITUDE" This is why I CHOSE the Medical
field" to actually HELP people.
I will always try to enter
a situation as an 'Equal' I will never think I am better than
the next person. Meaning I wouldn't prop them up to drop them
on their... well you know.
Mill Creek, WA
Received October 24, 2006 - Published October 24, 2006
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