10-12-09, 02:15 PM
I have been a police officer for 3 1/2 years and was a correctional officer for TDCJ 6 yrs before that. Back in Oct. 2008, I went to work for the sheriffs dept where I am from and ran into a problem. It was a month before election time, I made an arrest one morning and was latter asked to resign based on being an invalid arrest. During the arrest, I told the city officer I wasn't going to arrest the person, since I was the only deputy on for the county, I ended up arresting the person. Being that it was a month before election time for our sheriff and that the person I arrested was seen hugging the chief deputy the morning she got out of jail, I was ask to resign or be terminated. The reason was that I was still on new hire probation and wasn't living up to the standards. I resigned in good standing but they still give me a bad rap, except my supervisor he tells what really happened, but there is a chance that the BI won't talk to him cause the upper administration won't let him. What kind of chances do I have at passing the Background?