Tag Archives: Cops

That cop who died today…

My coworker walked into my office and I told him, only half jokingly, that if one more person pissed me off this morning, I was probably going to snap. Some of the recruits had been pushing my buttons with their repeated mistakes … Continue reading

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Social media killed five cops…

Many, but not most, of my Facebook friends are police officers, both here in St. Louis and from around the world. This morning, for obvious reasons, most of their posts are melancholy and many include words to the effect of, … 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 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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Death isn’t funny, so neither is this post…

*This post is categorized under The not meant to be funny stuff and is a 100% non-humorous post about some thoughts and memories of my time working as a police officer.  While I hope you’ll still read it and share … Continue reading

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