The clean (!) yellow (!) cousin on the internet doesn't seem optimistic. Most police departments anywhere nearby have already made it clear they're not interested in hiring ex-reds. Valsin is not really under the impression that becoming a police officer is an easy or plausible or sane dream. But it's possible, and it's important, and it's not like keeping his current job would be easy either.
He needs to talk to someone who isn't a stranger on the internet. He invites his friend Gazari over to talk about it, on the grounds that Gazari has good judgment and probably someone with good judgment should ever at any point be involved in this decision.