My Road to the Badge: Becoming a Police Officer

My Road to the Badge: Becoming a Police Officer

by Brett Calman


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Ever since Brett Calman was a little boy, he dreamed of becoming a police officer. But over the decades the ordinary progress of life seemed to get in the way of that dream. As an adult, he found himself working as an upholsterer; he maintained a successful business for a few years, but, despite the name he'd made for himself and how far he'd come, something was missing from his life, and he knew exactly what it was. He just had to figure out how to get it.

Brett didn't know anything about the process of becoming a police officer or about policing itself. He didn't know any cops. But he did know that he wanted to be one, and that he'd do whatever it took.

It was ten years ago that Brett came to this critical decision in his life, and, within a short period of time, he realized his dream and became an active member of an Ontario, Canada, police force. My Road to the Badge is the story of how he got where he is today and the incredible insights, experiences, and information he collected along the way.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781484070079
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/26/2014
Pages: 164
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range: 1 - 17 Years

About the Author

Officer Brett Calman has served as an active member of law enforcement in Ontario, Canada, for the past ten years, during which time he has gained invaluable insight and experience regarding the police training process and service situations every officer must face.

His smooth transition into the force after working as an upholsterer for several years has led numerous aspiring officers to look to Calman for practical advice on what to expect from policing and how to prepare and qualify for service.

Having helped many men and women accomplish their professional goals, Calman decided to help even more. His debut book, My Road to the Badge, is an inspiring personal memoir of his first few years on the force, as well as a must-read, informational guide for anyone looking to better understand the finer details of becoming an officer and dealing with the challenges of police life.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent book. Gave me an insight into a life of a police officer. I recommend this book to anyone looking to get onto the job.