Facebook Forum: What are your career goals for 2013?

We asked our Facebook Fans  for their response to the question “What have you set as your 2013 goals and objectives for your police career?” 

We got answers from fans of all ages and experience levels, ranging from recent retirees all the way down to academy graduates and even aspiring college kids. Check out the top 10 responses, and add your own “resolutions” in the comments area below. 

Happy New Year everyone! 

http://ems.pgpic.com/1.gif Keeping in shape and hoping to transfer to a new location. Trying for a Virginia police job.— Tim J. Shafer 

http://ems.pgpic.com/2.gif Promotion and transfer to a more busy station.— O’Sam Maurice

http://ems.pgpic.com/3.gif Get more contacts and meet more officers, go on more ridealongs to get more experience, graduate early! Too bad you have to be 21 to be a cop! — Amber Miller

http://ems.pgpic.com/4.gif I have my fingers crossed that I will have an opportunity to transfer to a different division within my agency. — Raymond Burtt II

http://ems.pgpic.com/5.gif Retiring tomorrow after 27 years! On to bigger and better challenges now that I have been promoted to citizen! — Jerry A. Cuffe

http://ems.pgpic.com/6.gifI go the 25th of January to take my PT test and written test to join metro Nashville. I'm pretty confident that I will do well. It is a goal of mine since I was little to join the police force and I now have my chance to make it happen. — James Norfleet

http://ems.pgpic.com/7.gif I want to stay motivated and be the kind of co-worker my peers enjoy working with and can always rely on to do the right thing and get the job done whether it’s data-entry related or safety and security. To continually learn and have a willingness to get education anywhere and everywhere. — Lisa M. Olver

http://ems.pgpic.com/8.gif Stay focused and successfully complete my internship with the Whitewater PD. — Allen Tosch

http://ems.pgpic.com/9.gif Just finished the academy in November and I’m looking for my first job. This is the career I have wanted to do for a long time and everything is falling in place. Any job in law enforcement would be a dream job for me. — Timothy Goodrich II

http://ems.pgpic.com/10.gif A new and bigger agency that I can advance in. I need a bigger playground, I'm outgrowing my sandbox here. — Tanya Renee

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