Posts filed under: Career Prep

“What are some good snacks for patrol?”  I get asked this question all the time.  It’s not a simple answer because everyone is different and everyone has different needs.  What...
A lot of people have been asking me what to do about being in debt and having bad credit with regards to passing a background investigation.  For starters, it’s important...
Too many people focus on preparing for the academy, believing it to be the ultimate achievement.  It’s an achievement alright, but the real challenge begins when you hit the streets...
I often get asked how I like being a cop. More specifically I also get asked if being a cop is hard. Since I love it, my answer is always...
A college kid came up to me at a coffee shop once (I didn’t have my bullet proof coffee that day) and said “Hey, Officer Meraz, I recognize you from...