On Tuesday, July 6, Trevor Sundquist started as a new officer at the Sweet Home Police Department.
The 22-year-old Hillsboro native was exposed to the life at a young age.
"My neighbors growing up were a family of police officers in the Portland metro area," Sundquist said. "My family is really close with them [his parents are both in emergency medical services], so I got to do some ride-alongs with them and really get involved in that whole situation."
He got an even closer look at a first-responder profession at Century High School, when he enrolled in a fire science program through Tuala...