Reentry to Police Academy at 53

It was much easier the first time around, but not for the reasons one would expect.

Carol Burt
12 min readAug 8, 2021

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Photo by todd kent on Unsplash

I was 28-years old the first time I went to the police academy. I thought I was pretty hot stuff forty-one years ago. I guess I was. My decent figure and long lion’s mane of big hair attracted men like flies. I had many boyfriends but what I loved most was my job as a…

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Carol Burt

Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.