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Wrapping Up 2016

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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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The Blue Nights…

10 things about being a graveyard cop that you might not realize…
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10 Signs You Definitely Have Cop Brain…

  It develops pretty quickly in some of us, and others take quite a bit of time to acquire it.  Some can’t get it no matter how hard they try and eventually filter out to do other things.  Once you … Continue reading

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Now Hiring…

Cops love to complain, it’s just what we do. The folks we deal with on a daily basis, both on calls and within the agency give us plenty of material.  Lawmakers, attorneys, and the media bring their own unique flavors … Continue reading

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A Cast of Characters

Movies and television shows about police work are rife with stereotypical characters that are set pieces in the production.  It doesn’t matter if the main characters are uniformed cops, detectives, or SWAT types.  There’s always at least one character that is … 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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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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Organizational leadership?

Leadership and organizations come in many forms in our society. Corporations function in multi-tiered international  layers and must constantly evolve in order to remain relevant to consumers. Those that do not slowly wither away and cease to exist, those in … Continue reading

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