Personal Essay: Joining The Marine Corps

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I have always wanted to serve my country. Since I was 15 years old I wanted to serve my country, but it couldn’t happen in my birth country. I moved to the United Stated when I was 17, and since the United States became my country, I wanted to serve here too. I served four years in the Marines Corps. It was a great experience, and I learned a lot from them. I was really proud to be a Marine, but there was something else I wanted to do.

I consider myself to be a person who likes laws and rule. Rules and laws make people have a guide line and live their life as good as possible. I like to follow laws, and I like when people to follow the law, but not everybody does. I believe there are not enough people trying to keep order in society. That’s
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A couple hundred year ago women were not allow to work outside of their home. Now they can work almost anywhere, but is still like to pointer out as the woman that was a part of a small percentage. There is a small percentage of women that join the Marine Corps. I was part of that percentage, and now I want to be part of the small percentage of women that become police officer.

My goal in the law enforcement goes farther that just being a police officer. I want to be detective. I know it’s not easy, and I have to work hard to become one, but there is nothing else I see myself doing in the future. I want to be able to catch the criminals that hard to catch. I will not stop there. I like challenges, and if I can become something better, I will definitely try to do it.
I have no experience in public service, but just thinking about becoming a police officer make me feel exited. Now days, I find myself spotting police cars, and I try to identify where they are from thinking that one day I could be one of them. Becoming a police officer is one of the most rewarding careers. If I become a police officer, I will get to save peoples live and put criminals away. I think there is nothing more gratifying than that. As long as humanity exist, police officers are going to be needed to keep the streets safe and protect those who need
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