Some of my students know I'm an amateur detective. Before I became a university professor five years ago, I had a real job.
我的一些学生知道我是一名业余侦探 。五年前，在我成为大学教授之前，我有过一份真正的工作 。
I worked for a security agency that protected private homes, and also important people like famous actors and politicians.
I learned a lot about criminals. I had also learned a lot about police work from my father, who was a cop for 34 years.
我学到了很多犯罪方面的知识 。我也从我的父亲那里了解到了很多警务工作，我的父亲当了34名的警察 。
I had wanted to become a police officer, too. But that was impossible. I got into some trouble when I was a kid.
我也曾想当一名警官 。但是那是不可能的 。当我还是个孩子的时候，我陷入了一些麻烦 。
It was a stupid high school trick, but because I was 18-years-old, I was treated like an adult.
I was arrested by the police, convicted, and now I have a police record. With a criminal record, I can never be a cop.
警察逮捕了我并被判定有罪，现在我有案底 。由于这个犯罪记录，我永远当不了警察了 。
I worked for awhile as a bodyguard. One of my cases was protecting a famous politician, who was also a history buff.
我当过一段时间的保镖 。我的任务之一是保护一位著名政治家，他也是一名历史爱好者 。
He and I became friends, he helped me go to college and now I am a professor.
As I said, when Anne came to see me this morning, I told her I would be happy to help.
We came over to the apartment building where Sarah and Bill live,
and that's when this mysterious man tried to stop us from going in.