Category Archives: Life

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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Never Forgotten

9/11/2001 was a day that changed our lives forever Continue reading

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On Independence Day…

Like most, my childhood had its fair share of “ups” and “downs”.  I hail from a pretty damn dysfunctional family.  Most holidays were spent at family functions that eventually ended in someone picking at a mental scab leading to yelling … Continue reading

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Are you a victim in waiting?

Like a lot of cops out there, most of the people I consider to be close friends also wear a uniform like mine.  The shared experiences, especially those that are particularly hair-raising or simply shitty, tend to form bonds that … Continue reading

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13 Things I Can Count On

Part of being a cop is having the ability to answer important questions when they arise.  Neighbors listening to loud music at 3 am?  No sweat, we’ve got it.  Involved in a motor vehicle crash?  Call us.  Need to report a … Continue reading

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The reality of perception…

Perception (noun) per-sep-shuh n (according to dictionary.com) –the act or faculty of perceiving, or apprehending by means of the senses or of the mind; cognition; understanding. –immediate or intuitive recognition or appreciation, as of moral, psychological, or aesthetic qualities; insight; … Continue reading

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The band I hate…

I hate this band more than Def Leppard, Nickleback, and Justin Bieber combined. It’s a simple task, and it takes no specialized training to do it, but it’s one I dread. The material it is made of weighs very little, … Continue reading

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Suiting up…

Each work day begins with a fairly rigid routine.  Everything is done in order, the same time.  Every time.  Mess with the routine and something will be forgotten, or if it’s not forgotten, it will just seem strange. A shower, … Continue reading

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Spring’s Promise…

I know for whatever reason a lot of folks out there aren’t sports fans, and there are those who find that baseball is too slow a sport for their liking.  Sports have always held very special place in my life, … Continue reading

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