Last Call: Rich Wetzel


Officer/Media Information Officer, California Highway Patrol

I am most happy when:

I am working. Doing my job brings me great happiness. But more importantly: being with my family and friends, traveling to new destinations.

It makes me sad to see:
When people are not considerate of others.

My favorite time of year is:
Summer&emdash;I love the heat.

When I was 6 years old, I wanted to be:
A school bus driver.

People would be surprised to know: That I am shy.

I wish I could: Get more sleep.

I love the sound of: Water.

I stay away from:
People who lack integrity.

The best decision I ever made was:
To choose a career where I can help people.

The worst decision I ever made was:
I have no regrets because every decision I made allowed me to get where I am, and I have a great life. 

The person I most admire is: My mother.

My favorite holiday is: Veterans Day.