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My Father Is A Cop, And This Is What Not Everyone Realizes About The Family Of Police Officers

There was an urban myth passed around the East L.A. Sheriff’s Department about a decade ago about a super cop named “Super Mario.” Word on the street was that gang members would handcuff themselves at the mere sight of him. Deputies aspired to be him. Stories of his legendary status were passed through the ranks from the hardened veterans to the bright-eyed and bushy-tailed new deputies.

It was no myth at all. “Super Mario” is real and happens to be my dad…

Click HERE to read the full article on the Thought Catalog Website.