How do I tell a friend that his career choice is a bad one?

TonyBologna25
My friend wants to be a police officer in a high-crime area. He's put in his application, and he's decided to do this out of the blue. I'm a full time engineer, and weekend cop. We work for the same engineering company. He's smaller in stature, doesn't have any commanding presence, and he's very soft spoken. He's never been in a fight in his life, or has even come close. I feel as if he's trying to do this just to prove to himself that he can, and those are the wrong reasons in my opinion. He's going to end up either washing out of the academy, or getting in, and hating every second of it. He's dropping a good paying and stable career for this. I don't think he's a good fit, and I'm trying to look out for his best interest here. I'm going to see him later today. Any advice on how to bring this to his attention?
How do I tell a friend that his career choice is a bad one?
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