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Submit a Story

Inspire others toward a career in policing! Share your story!

The Real People Real Stories area of DiscoverPolicing.org is a key component of the site offering first-person accounts of what it is really like to be a law enforcement officer. We are actively accepting submissions for this section. Specifications are flexible, but the typical profile is a personal narrative of approximately 250 words that discusses one or more of the following:

  • Why you become a law enforcement officer,
  • What assignments you have had during your career,
  • What you like about police work,
  • How other life experiences related to or influenced your career choice, and
  • Advice for prospective applicants.
Please be sure to include:
  • Your name and rank,
  • Present assignment,
  • Agency name,
  • City and State,
  • At least one color photo in .jpg format,
  • A signed release form.

Submissions should be emailed to discoverpolicing@theiacp.