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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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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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Grease

The tension in the air was palpable. It always is, but it’s worse when the weather is so unbearably hot and the air is thick with humidity. Twelve police officers circled around a slick suited detective in a vacant parking … Continue reading

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Guest post…a random time i met an interesting woman.

Some of my more popular posts are the  simple ones where I just talk about an encounter that, for whatever reason, I hadn’t thought about in a while. I shared one with my friend Kristi over on her blog Finding … Continue reading

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The beautiful fox…

I saw a fox as I was driving and it was neat. I pulled to the side of the road and exited my car. The fox looked at me with a cocked head. I followed the fox into the woods. … Continue reading

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Lots of stuff and a monday funday with G$…

When I’m extremely swamped and frustrated at work, I sometimes like to distract myself from doing actual work by whipping out quick posts about nothing in particular so I feel as though I’ve accomplished something. Here’s another one of those … Continue reading

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Siri was a cat before she was a bitch inside your iPhone and I’ll soon be rich…

For reasons I’ve never pestered my parents about, I left my perfectly fine public school from second through fifth grade to attend a Catholic school. I went back to the public school to finish up my grade school learnin’ in … Continue reading

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Part one of the contest!

Hey, at noon today I’ll need your votes, please, for the Blogger Idol contest.  In the meantime, please check out one of my favorite bloggers, Kristi from Finding Ninee. She’s allowed me to hang out in her land here today … Continue reading

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An open letter to the jane q. public i wrote those tickets to…

Dear Jane Q. Public: I recently became aware that you took a few minutes out of your life to send an online complaint to my Department’s Internal Affairs Division because you were upset that I would not listen to your … Continue reading

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How ‘you people’ caused me to incite a mini race riot…

My first regular patrol partner and I both joined the police department at about the same time. When we started, we were both green and inexperienced, but, out of necessity, we rode together a lot.  Ideally, very new officers would … Continue reading

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