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I am a new Firefighter for the state of Texas. I am required to write a letter of explanation to the Texas Commission on Fire Protection for a Class B Misdemeanor that I received when I was 21 ( I'm 24 now) the charge was reduced from a DUI after a lengthily court battle in where they reduced the charge to where it sets now as obstruction.
My question is how should I format the letter and how should I enplane the situation ie. should I remain vague and write about the class B? or should I go into detail and write about the process of getting the charges reduced? whats the best way to go about writing that?
Id like to write the letter as eloquently as possible as i will be using it in future applications in the medical field as well.
Thanks for your response.
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The charges were reduced but as for the obstruction I still received the same punishment as a DUI should I talk about the required counselling and community service as part of how I changed my ways to better myself?
I'm not quite how it was obstruction in the end as I was pulled over in a parking lot. so should I admit to what the DUI was when I went through the process ie. walk the line, and vision test, breathalyzer positive at .084 or should I leave all that information out and remain bland in the letter?
also I am confused what shows on a background check? Is it was you were convicted of or is it what you were arrested for? or boath?
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