Category Archives: Police Stories

Simple policing, (Part 1 of 2)

I was reminded of this call last week as I was talking to the new recruits about my opinions on policing. I’ll wrap it up with a point in a part 2 later this week.   At only fifteen years old, he … Continue reading

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It’s a tuesday night…

“I’m scared. Please don’t leave me alone.” I was standing over a boy with dark curly hair and big brown eyes. He was sitting on the floor in a back room of a small, two family house with his back … Continue reading

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Murder? Hmmmph…

“Is he gonna make it?” The woman asked with no real concern in her voice.  Her tone was so matter of fact that she may as well have been asking me about the weather or how my day was going. … Continue reading

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Winning a routine call for crazy…

The call was for an “OBS.” If I’m remembering correctly, OBS is an acronym for Organic Brain Syndrome, but it’s used in my circles to refer to somebody who’s basically crazy. I guess crazy isn’t politically correct, and maybe OBS … Continue reading

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An atypical typical traffic stop…

I pulled a car over recently because it had an illegal temporary license plate attached to it. The driver, who I couldn’t see as I turned on my lights, was a young, black woman. She cracked open the door, as … Continue reading

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A chat with some protesters…

Hi protesters, it’s me, Don. Do you remember me? No? I’m a police officer. We’ve met before. Excuse me? Did you say Ferguson? No no no, not there. I’ve only been there a couple of times, but never in riot … Continue reading

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A shooting a mother and her baby…

The intersection of Vandeventer and St. Louis Avenue isn’t in my district. I am not subject to calls that come out in that area, but my car had a tire that was running low on air. I told the dispatcher … Continue reading

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Answers to your pressing police related questions…

Wow, I’m a posting machine here lately, aren’t I? Sorry about that. Anywho, an indeterminate number of days ago, I offered to answer y’all’s (is that the correct usage, Molly?) police officer related questions, since many of you show mild … Continue reading

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Nice things and making hookers cry…wtf ever for FTSF…

The nicest thing someone ever did for me was… Haha, I’m going to totally admit that my mind went straight back to when I was 14 and that nice 15 1/2 year old girl had the sex with me. I … Continue reading

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Alive and well in the hood…

The trail of blood stopped then started again on the sidewalk across the street. Droplets led west on the sidewalk into a gangway then disappeared. “Who dar?” A woman yelled out her back door. “Police ma’am. Did you see anyone … Continue reading

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