Q&A: Jack Drosset (11)

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Jack Drosset (11) pins and pats down Jon Beilfuss (11). He later handcuffed him in a simulation of arresting someone.

Cherylynn Gholson

Q: What do you want to do after school?

A: I really want to be on the swat team for the FBI?

Q: What made you want to be in the FBI?

A: Ever since I was little, I’ve had an interest for law enforcement in general.

Q: Have you taken any classes that have helped you?

A: I have been taking Criminal Law and Justice at the Career Center. Next year, I will be taking Forensics to learn, more in depth, on crime scene analysis.

Q: What kinds of things do you do in the classes you have taken for your future career?

A: We are taught mostly by hands-on things. We learned how to handcuff, properly search a person, pull someone over, to analyze a crime scene and a lot of other defensive tactics as well.

Q: When did you know you wanted to be in Law Enforcement?

A: I think when I first started [the Criminal Law and Justice Class] it really clicked that I  wanted to do this for the rest of my life. That is what really set me on my path.

Q: How has this career goal affected your life?

A: It has affected a lot of the choices I have made about drugs and other bad decisions.

Q: Do you want to go to school? What are you going for?

A: Once it’s time for college, I want to go to IUN for their Police Academy and their Criminal Law and Justice program. So, hopefully that will take me to where I want to go in life.

Q: Who has been the most influential in your career path.

A: Lieutenant Jordan is one of the lead homicide detectives for Hammond. He is a really good role model and he helps me with anything I have trouble with.

Q: What do you think you can do to get to where you want to be?

A: I really need to work hard in the career. I would start at patrolling and security then work up to being on the swat team.