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 Hey everyone,


I wanted to introduce myself to the forums: my name is Mike; I'm 23 and soon to graduate from UC Berkeley with a B.A. in English with a French minor. I'm currently working through the hiring process with a couple different departments in my area for a recruit position (I just passed my first-ever oral board!). 


I'm Captain of the Cal Boxing Team and just completed a 60-page honors thesis on Joseph Conrad. A lot of people say that an English major is strange coursework for a future cop, but let's face it: I wanted to study a subject I really enjoy, and I've learned to think, read and write clearly and analytically. I'm planning on doing an M.A. in Criminal Justice once I get hired and through my probation period.


Hoping to join your ranks soon,


-Mike B.

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Hey Mike!  Welcome to PL from NC!!  Congrats on soon graduating from UC Berkeley.


Good luck to you in your future endeavors!! :) 


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 Welcome to PL from NJ.


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Welcome to Police Link, Mike!! Hello from Ohio!


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Welcome to PL from PA.   Keep us posted on how things are going.  


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 Welcome to police link.

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Welcome to Police Link from Philly.


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Welcome to Police Link from the Missouri Ozarks.

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Welcome to PL. Former Bay Area resident here (SJ), now living in Iowa. Congratulations on earning your degree and good luck! 


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Welcome to PL. Your reports should be spotless with that degree under your belt. Good luck...

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Welcome to PL from ND.

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 Welcome to PoliceLink from southeastern PA.  Glad to see another Berkeley student  (my son is a PhD candidate). Good luck in your endeavors.

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Welcome to PL from another Ohioan.  Best of luck to you.

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 Welcome from sunny south Florida.

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 Thanks all for the warm welcomes! I'm starting backgrounds with Santa Clara PD now!

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 I hope they dont dig up any Hyphy behaviour in your background inv. You know how they do in the Bay!


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Bon soir, Mike et bienvenue a PoliceLink (undergrad major was French), from southeastern PA.

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Welcome to PL from New Jersey.

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Welcome to PL. Good luck with your background. Santa Clara is a great P.D. to work for.