Retired police officers are often times not quite ready to completely give up a life of work even as they leave law enforcement. This statement is even truer when an officer is forced to retire early for medical, mental health, or other reasons.
I can say from personal experience of being medically retired after just about seven years of service that it is daunting to face a future not knowing what you can do next. My major hindering thought was that I wasn’t qualified for anything else, and I know I’m not the only one who has had that thought.
What Kim Triplett-Kolerich, cofounder of Sheepdog Resume, reminded me and so many others of, though, is that [...]