Meet Officer Leggett!

Officer Irvin Leggett is the new school resource officer here at Apex and is a native of Raleigh.

Q:Why did you choose to become police officer?

A:Being a police officer is what I’ve always wanted to do as a career. I’ve been interested in serving as an officer for my entire life.

Q:What are your thoughts about Apex so far? How does Apex compare to other schools?

A:I like Apex so far. I have enjoyed my first two weeks here a lot, and I look forward to a great school year. Apex is a lot like other schools I’ve been in. The students are great, and there haven’t been many problems so far this school year.

Q:What were you like as a high school?

A:As a student I tended to keep things to myself. I wasn’t an athlete, musician, and definitely not a scholar. I had friends but really didn’t participate in many activities through school.

Q:What advice would you give students?

A:Have fun because these are some of the best times of your life, but make good choices at the same time.

Q:What are your hobbies?

A:I like watching movies, working out, and teaching martial arts. Those things take up most of my free time.

Q:If you weren’t a police officer, what would you be doing?

A:I have no idea. I’ve wanted to be a police officer all my life, and although it’s kind of scary to think about, I am very thankful it worked out.

Q:Who is or has been an inspiration to you?

A:My father mostly. Growing up and seeing my dad work hard and provide for our family really inspired me to work hard too.

Q:What has been the most memorable moment as an officer?

A:There hasn’t been one exact moment that was most moment, but serving in the SWAT team was my most memorable experience as an officer.

Q:What is something people don’t know about police officers?

A:We are regular people, just like everyone else.


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