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School Resource Officer of the Day: Deputy Doug Dirickson

School Resource Officer of the Day: Deputy Doug Dirickson
Posted at 3:03 AM, Sep 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-07 23:16:01-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Meet today's Leon County Sheriff's Office School Resource Officer of the Day: Deputy Doug Dirickson. 

Dirkcison - recognized for his work at Sail High School on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 - is a 22-year law-enforcement veteran who works "hard at playing really bad guitar."

At Sail students he enjoys "the opportunity to see positive things and to be a positive influence in the lives of youth." 

He was inspired to go into law enforcement by the television show Miami Vice, which featured stars wearing cool street clothes and driving a Ferrari while catching bad guys.

"Now, I wear polyester and drive an ancient Ford," he said. 

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