Category Archives: Cops

The Many Hats of a Patrolman…

Patrol officers are expected to perform a wide variety of tasks…well Continue reading

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Wrapping Up 2016

A summary of 2016 from Donut County Cop Continue reading

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Breaking Down the Ambush

Combat ambushes of police officers by focusing on the basics Continue reading

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Confronting an Unexpected Fear

Donut County Cop confronts the possibility of a child pursuing a career in law enforcement… Continue reading

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State Troopers, Badge Bunnies, and Cheshire Cats…

When I first started my career in law enforcement I had an old state trooper who befriended me and would provide me with some sage advice when the opportunity presented itself.  Back then I was working at an agency that had only … Continue reading

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10 Consistent Callers…

Cops don’t get to pick and choose the calls we respond to on a daily basis.  Sure, we have a lot of freedom to self-initiate activity when we see things that are illegal or potentially dangerous, but by and large … Continue reading

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Donut Reviewed and Approved

Three items for patrol that I wouldn’t want to be without… Continue reading

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The Blue Nights…

10 things about being a graveyard cop that you might not realize…
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Sports and Politics…

Colin Kaepernick and other athletes need to remember where their opportunities came from instead of being idiots… Continue reading

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Reserving Comment…

Often unnoticed and underappreciated, reserve officers deserve more respect from us all. Continue reading

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