10-78, Over and Out
A cop realizes he needs assistance and requires back up to deal with his alcoholism
I'm a law enforcement officer and also a recovering alcoholic. For most of my working career, I was a full-fledged, functional alcoholic. I would be at roll call or on duty with the worst hangovers. When I was in that condition, the only thing I wanted was for my shift to finish so I could cure my hangover. About a quarter of the way through my career, I was suspended from work for violating department policy and procedure while under the influence of alcohol. I was told by my bosses that I needed to get professional help before I could return to duty.
I played their game and went...
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