People join law enforcement for a variety of reasons, but one of the most noble is because they want to serve their communities and really make their neighborhoods safer, more connected places to live.
Police Officer Nicholas Shuler is, by all appearances, one of those people.
Schuler takes time out of his schedule to connect with the community he works for in low-pressure, high-fun sorts of ways. The Albany Police Department recently used him as an example in an online hiring notice.
“Here, Police Officer Nicholas Schuler stopped to play basketball with some kids last year near Lincoln Square,” the department wrote.
“Officer Schuler is very active with our city’s youth and helps mentor at Albany Police Athletic League, Inc. and is an advisor in the Albany Police Explorers.”
Last week, Schuler