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Personal Essay: Liberty City

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LT. TAYLOR
I don’t expect anything.
GALLOWAY
Let’s face it — it is dangerous, and becoming more dangerous every day.
LT. TAYLOR
I am aware of the situations in the world today.
GALLOWAY
It takes a very strong personality to be a lone woman in a male world when you have male supervisors, male colleagues and the type of work it is — very dependent on strength, the ability to be tactically sound, think on your feet.
LT. TAYLOR
It is challenging! I am a proud woman who happens to be an experienced, well-trained and skilled police officer.
GALLOWAY
You seem to have what it takes. But I must warn you, Overtown is one of the oldest cities in Miami. It is known as a dangerous area and locals avoid it because of its high crime rate.
LT. TAYLOR
I am well aware of it and it’s surrounding cities.
GALLOWAY
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LT. TAYLOR
Yes, I did my research.
GALLOWAY
And then we have Liberty City which has the worst gang activity fueled by drug wars. Shootings are not uncommon, and on a daily basis.
LT. TAYLOR
Chief, this is what I am trained to do.
GALLOWAY
Don’t go being a
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