10 NFL players arrested summer 2011.

July 21, 2011 So what have you been doing with your time away from work? Hopefully, you have avoided being arrested. So far this summer 10 NFL players have been arrested for a variety of crimes (one was arrested twice!). 

1. Cedric Benson from Cincinnati: Arrested in Texas, charged with assault on a family member.
2. Jerry Hughes from Indianapolis: Arrested on suspicion of public intoxication near club in Dallas.
3. Marvin White from Cincinnati: Arrested, charged with simple assault and disturbing the peace after confrontation with management at his child's daycare center in Louisiana.
4. Adam "Pacman" Jones from Cincinnati: Arrested at 2:35 a.m. on charge of disorderly conduct while intoxicated and resisting arrest.
5. Hines Ward from Pittsburgh: Arrested outside Atlanta on suspicion of DUI.
6. Kenny Britt from Tennessee: Surrendered to police on warrants sworn out April 14. He allegedly made false statements on his driver's license application, a misdemeanor.
7. Akeem Jordan from Philadelphia: Arrested, charged with misdemeanor assault and battery in Virginia.
8. Brandon Underwood from Green Bay: Police called to his house in domestic incident. He was charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct after allegedly ripping necklace off of his wife's neck.
9. Raheem Brock from Seattle: Arrested, charged with theft after reportedly walking out on $27 bill at the Copabanana in Philadelphia.
10. Javarris James from Indianapolis: Arrested, charged with marijuana possession in Fort Myers, Fla.
11. Kenny Britt again from Tennessee: Arrested in New Jersey on two counts of resisting arrest. He allegedly tried to conceal a marijuana cigar from police, just a day after pleading guilty to careless driving in April.
Source: http://www.signonsandiego.com/nfl/arrests-database/

What an arrest record does to your employability.
Checking your criminal history is easy to do, inexpensive, and a popular screening tool of employers. In Pennsylvania for example, anyone can check your background by using the "Pennsylvania Access To Criminal History" website and paying $10.00. Criminal records are not like credit reports. Criminal acts do not fall off of a criminal record after 3 to 7 years like a bad debt does. Sure, you can try to get parts of your criminal record expunged, but depending on the type of job you want even that may not help you.

Your responsible behavior today can be a determining factor in your employment tomorrow. It is tough enough to find realistic work right now. How does one explain to a hiring manager that he was caught skipping out on a $27.00 dinner bill? Why would an employer want to work beside someone who hits people in a children's daycare? Don't let things like drunk driving, smoking dope, or acting stupid when intoxicated ruin your future employment options and career choices. Even pro football players will be looking for new jobs someday.

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