Category Archives: Police

Wrapping Up 2016

A summary of 2016 from Donut County Cop Continue reading

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Being a Cop in the Winter Sucks…

Policing the Midwest has its charms.  In the Donut, we get to experience the changes of the seasons that bring about some wild temperature swings. It may be 100 degrees in September, and two months later we may be dipping … 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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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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Never Forgotten

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

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Poké Patrol

Since the Donut is a suburban area, there are several nice parks for the citizens to enjoy from dawn until dusk.  As is the case in most US cities, there is a city ordinance that prohibits people from entering the … Continue reading

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When monkeys mate with footballs…

There are many different ways to describe them and some are more vulgar than others, but if you’ve been in law enforcement for very long the odds are pretty good that you have found yourself involved in a few.  Sometimes they’re … Continue reading

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Thanking those with a thankless job…

For those of you that were unaware, this week is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. I’m sure that everyone who has pulled on the uniform and duty belt for a shift as a law enforcement officer understands the importance of … Continue reading

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