He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Mediocrity is climbing molehills without sweating
Everyone wants to live long, but no one wants to be called old
All old sayings have something in them
Remember that we all compete for that teacher that is trained in that language, and Texas and Arizona and California are there way before us.
This is a good example of why officers need some due process. They need a grievance and arbitration procedure, so if they don't think the action taken by the department is warranted they have some recourse.
Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers.