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Police Officer

Bell Curve

1
5%

You're one of four officers on a small-town police force. Sometimes you have to pull a double shift because one of your coworkers went hunting without telling anyone. You'll let it slide as long as he brings you some meat for the freezer.

2
25%

You've moved on to a shift supervisor position in a small-city department. You like running the show during your 10-hour stint, but you're drowning in paperwork and bureaucracy. You didn't sign up for this garbage.

3
50%

Finally, you're Chief of Police in a decent-sized Midwestern city. Now you tell others what to do. You ride in parades, appear on TV, and finish your online master's degree in criminal justice administration.

4
75%

You resigned your Chief's job to head up a new criminal justice program at the local community college. You also started a sports program for at-risk youth, which helps you reconnect with your community.

5
95%

Now you teach criminal justice courses at a big-city university. You also work with canine teams at the local police academy, and you can't imagine a better job. Four of your at-risk kids have graduated from college with honors.

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