Kat Ratcliff knew she wanted to be a police officer from a very early age, but following the protests and anti-police sentiment in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, she determined that the best course of action for her and her family was to put that lifelong desire to be in the ranks of law enforcement to the side. - Screen grab of news report.

Kat Ratcliff knew she wanted to be a police officer from a very early age, but following the protests and anti-police sentiment in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, she determined that the best course of action for her and her family was to put that lifelong desire to be in the ranks of law enforcement to the side.

Screen grab of news report.

An officer with the Austin Police Department recently decided to turn in her badge and abandon the career she had long wanted to pursue, saying that anti-police sentiment led her to making that difficult decision.

According to CBS News, Kat Ratcliff knew she wanted to be a police officer from a very early age, but following the protests and anti-police sentiment in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, she determined that the best course of action for her and her family was to put that lifelong desire to be in the ranks of law enforcement to the side.

She first served as a military police officer then decided to join the Austin Police Department where she worked as a mental health officer, field training officer, and other assignments.

 

 

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