Despite the praise, Nicholas has been passed over for the detective's division year after year. A supervisor wrote in one of Nicholas' evaluations that he feels Nicholas' "talents are being wasted" at PBSO, adding in capital letters that his career is "STAGNANT."
Nicholas says he's proud of at least one thing: surviving the investigations, which he said were simply failed attempts by his enemies to destroy him.
"I hold my respect very high in professional life," he says.
He blames the investigations on Gypsies who hate him, ignoring the fact that it was fellow law enforcement officers who complained about him.
He says he doesn't have much respect for the "Gypsy specialists" in law enforcement, anyway.
"A lot of cops pass themselves off as quote 'a gypsy expert,' but, to be quite frank, they don't know shit about the life. They know what they know from informants and what Gypsies want to tell them. This is bull."
Yet, in the end, they are the real detectives, and Nicholas only plays one on