Interview with a Croatian police officer 

      Q: What is your name?

      A: My name is Darko Curic.

      A: What is your assignment here?

      A: My assignment here is to teach kids from 1st grade about rules in traffic, but also to remind other students on them.

      Q: What are your working hours?

      A: I work from 6:00 am to 2:00 pm.

      Q: Do you often need to remind the children to respect the rules in traffic?

      A: Yes, I often have to remind kids about respecting the rules, and then they listen to me, but the adults don’t listen to me.

      Q: Are there any penalties for the children if they disobey those rules?

      A: No, you can’t punish the kids because they are fewer than 18.

      Q: Are there any penalties for you if you make a mistake in your work?

      A: Yes, there are penalties for police officers, and they are very strict.

      Q: Is your job demanding and hard?

      A: Yes, it is but I still love it and I’m doing it with pleasure.

      Q: When was the biggest accident where children got hurt or lost their lives?

      A: The biggest accident which includes children happened last year when one girl from 2nd grade lost her life because of a drunk driver.

      Q: What would be the evaluation for the drivers in Slav. Brod from A to F?

      A: Grade is C. 


      Teacher: Rozalija Baricevic; Students:Andrija, Silba; Policeman: Darko Curic


    Andrija and the policeman

    David Bőhm


Journalists: Andrija Rizvic & Silba Knezevic
Photos: David Bőhm
School “Ivan Goran Kovacic”, Slavonski Brod, Croatia
Date: September 5th, 2008