This next generation of U.S. citizens has the opportunity to shape the nation and the world. With knowledge of the foundations of citizenship and society, readers can make informed decisions and actively participate in their community and wider government. This book teaches readers about the civics concept of roles in my community through engaging text and colorful photographs. In this book, readers will learn about what police officers do. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book I Want to be a Police Officer! (ISBN: 9781538363492). The instructional guide on the inside front and back covers provides: Vocabulary, Background knowledge, Text-dependent questions, Whole class activities, and Independent activities.