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Is Shaquille O'Neal qualified to be a sheriff?

TNT NBA analyst and Basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal announced he wants to run for sheriff in 2020. Listed at 7'1", Shaq is an intimidating figure with law enforcement experience in a few cities. But Shaq's experience is limited; he hasn’t navigated the politics that come with the position. While fans think Shaq would be a breath of fresh air as sheriff, others argue he should leave policing to the professionals. Stick to your day job, Shaq. (Whatever that is.) What do you think? 🏀

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When Shaq wasn’t winning championships and smashing dunks, he was volunteering as a law enforcement officer. 

He served as a reserve police officer in Miami, Tempe, and Los Angeles—all cities where he played. Shaq's curiosity about law enforcement comes from two uncles who were both police officers. 

Shaq may not have a lot of experience as a law enforcement professional, but he plans to surround himself with experienced officers. Maybe a familiar face can help solidify trust between law enforcement and the community in whatever city he campaigns in.

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Being a reserve police officer is hardly what anyone would call real experience. Shaq found success as both a basketball player and businessman, but the stakes are too high for him to take one of the top jobs in local law enforcement. 

Even with him being surrounded by experienced high-ranking deputies, it’s hard to stomach that Shaq might have the final say in the policing of a county. This is the same guy who starred in the 1996 comedy "Kazaam."

Shaq loves helping communities, so his heart is in the right place. But he can do a lot more harm than good if he becomes sheriff.

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Is Shaquille O'Neal qualified to be a sheriff?
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