NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – No two days are the same for law enforcement officers. You could also say no two hours are the same.

Officers eating lunch one moment can find themselves involved in a hot pursuit just minutes later.

This Thursday is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

Police and deputies open up to News 2 about the perils of their job – and how they cope with danger on a daily basis.

Andy Cordan takes you behind the badge – with special reports all day Thursday on News 2 in every newscast.