A Final

My friend Bill, is on his "final".  He will be proving his worth as a police officer over the next week or two.  This is the final step before he officially becomes a Police Officer for our department, and released on his own to protect and serve!

I'd be lying to say I don't have a twinge of jealously surrounding where he came from, and where he is at.  After all, he is fulfilling my original dream / plan.  Any jealously I feel is VASTLY overshadowed by a sense of pride, and a level of comfort knowing just how great an officer he is destined to become!  I have no doubt that the future holds great things for him, and I look forward to many years of dispatching for him, and many years of continued friendship!

Bill, my thoughts will be with you more over the next 7-15 days than they already have been.  If I don't get to see you (because of opposite shifts) - I wish you only the best! 

I am confident that my next post will be a congratulations announcement for one of the newest Police Officers in our department! 

Bill, it could not have happened to a more deserving guy!  Congrats again (and again, and again) my friend!

4 comments:

  1. Many congratulations to your friend Bill and best wishes to always end his shift safely!

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  2. Thanks for the nice post Dave!

    As I type I have 1 shift down and 4 to go!

    I really wish my stomach would quit being in knots, but getting the first shift done helped a ton!

    Thanks again everyone!

    Bill

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  3. That's awesome. Congratulations to your friend!

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