This is my journey to become a police officer in Toronto

Monday, April 12, 2010

Week 5

Hi Everyone!

Weight 60kg/132lbs
Best 2.4km run 15mins 55secs

MONDAY-SATURDAY  2.4km run/10 girl push ups, 20 lunges, 10 jumping jacks, 10 squat thrusts, 20 sit ups, 10X Running up & down steps/40mins power walk (with dog)
SUNDAY  Hiking

I went to foot patrol training at a community policing center a few days ago. We walked around the neighbourhood, checking cars and observing people. We needed to be hyper-vigilant so that if something did happen, we could give the police a good description of the events and people involved. Also, we had to know exactly where we were at all times. 

We wore bright, yellow jackets that look similar to the police jackets. So a lot of people stopped us to ask questions and give information. I really enjoyed talking to people and re-assuring them that the police and volunteers are here to help. 

Volunteering has reinforced my desire to help protect people from danger. Also, it will increase my confidence even more, so that I can be the best police officer I know I am in my heart. 

Please leave comments & thanks for reading!**


  1. Volunteer and/or work in dispatch for a while. It can give you the confidence/experience in dealing with people and having good relationships with the dispatchers (if you get hired at that dept.) will be golden for you in field training.


  2. Thanks for commenting Amy!!
    I plan to volunteer for the next 2-3 years before applying. I think it will do wonders for my confidence :)

  3. Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment. I'm so glad I helped to motivate you. You can do it! Just keep telling yourself. The challenges may be hard at times but it is worth it to experience and work through them.