Constable Brain Brusse Analysis

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I did my last two practicum sessions with Constable Brain Brusse and Constable Norman Smith. Brussue is usually a School Resource Officer but he was filling in for another officer at the front desk/public service that day. Smith, as mentioned in my first essay, is part of the Traffic Response Unit of the Lethbridge Regional Police Service (LRPS). The Traffic Unit is always out and about- kept busy by drivers. I cannot say much action happens at the front desk beyond paper work and conversation.
Constable Brian Brusse tried his best to make the public service/front desk as entertaining as he could. He explained some of the things he does as a School Resource Officer and told me some stories about the kids he works with. As a School Resource Officer you look into troubled youth, try to guide them, and host some classes about general health, like the presentation about healthy relationships
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As soon as he was cautioned, warned, read his rights, and arrested, he began to be extremely upset. Smith and I went to the station right away to get a breath sample as soon as the paper work was done. Firstly, Smith took his cuffs off and patted him down, placing the driver’s possessions on the counter at the booking-in station. Smith handed the driver his phone and told him to turn it off and give it back to him, but the driver did not want to give back the phone. It took quite a bit of arguing to get the phone back and to get him into the phone booth to call for some legal counsel. The driver did not want to cooperate and it was a big struggle to get a proper breath sample after that (Took 5 tries to get two samples that were the legal 15 minutes apart). At the end of it, the driver blew more than twice the legal limit and went to a cell. Smith and the other officers kept their composure and did not give the driver any counsel except for how to access it. I expected them to act like professionals and that is what they

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