Retired SWAT Officer Patricia Knudson Talks About Turning Pain into Purpose
By The American Snippets Podcast
Trish was 32 years old the day she started at the Phoenix Police Academy. She was surrounded by men who were younger than her. But instead of feeling intimidated, Trish dug in with confidence. She knew she was physically fit enough to hold her own and never backed down in the field of competition. Trish loved being a police officer. She never felt uncomfortable in the male-dominated field as a female rookie. Instead she slipped right in to the camaraderie of the police force. It was everything she could have hoped for and more – until tragedy struck.