As a first-generation American, I became a police officer to bridge the gap between immigrant communities and the police, and to ensure that everyone is treated with fairness and respect.
— Officer Dominguez
I've seen first-hand how officers can make a positive impact on youth. I became a police officer to be a mentor and positive role model for the next generation.
— Officer Garcia
Having grown up on the south side of Chicago, I understand the importance of community policing. I became a police officer to give back to the community that raised me and make Chicago a safer place for all.
— Officer Taylor
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