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Man Pays $137 Traffic Ticket with Origami Pigs In Donut Boxes

September 15, 2012
A man paid a $137 traffic ticket with 137 pig-shaped origami bills in Dunkin' Donut boxes that frustrated and amused the clerk and officers at the police station.

Are You Dealing With A Super Genius?

August 24, 2012
An ABA Journal story recalled the rewards that can come from perusing others' scribblings. About the only thing these mental mavericks lack is a prognostication on how long a sentence they'll get for the sentences they write.

The Dose Makes the Poison

August 22, 2012

When you're a young officer, moderation seems likely to leave you missing more than a few good times. I think back to the "choir practices" I participated in as a young Tucson cop only to awaken in the afternoon looking for the train that hit me.

Realistic Optimism

July 10, 2012

Real optimism isn't just expecting good things to happen; it is how you internally explain to yourself the bad things that happen and what you do about them. Everyone is going to suffer bad events.

Take Time to Play

June 8, 2012

In his book, "Play," Stuart Brown, M.D., explains how play doesn't just reduce our stress and open our minds, it also exercises and grows our brains. Yep, to grow some brain, play a game.

Trapped on an Escalator

May 8, 2012

Your "locus of control" is your sense of controlling your own future, your own happiness, your own life. Too often people blame the commander, the sergeant, the department, a boyfriend, a girlfriend, a husband, a wife, or a partner, maybe even all eight of them for their unhappiness or unfilled dreams.

Dancing Filipino Traffic Cop

April 5, 2012
A Filipino traffic cop struts his stuff in Cubao, Quezon City, with Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" as his soundtrack.

Drunk Serenades Cop with 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

March 30, 2012
Canadian Robert Wilkinson, 29, belts out an a cappella version of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" from the back seat of a police cruiser while intoxicated.

The Checklist

March 12, 2012

I was recently reading how more and more professions are turning to checklists to improve safety. I have been advocating just this kind of practice for law enforcement for decades.

Beer Run

January 26, 2012
"Caught on police dash cam. One lawnmower, 10 shopping carts, 100-foot extension cord, lots of beer, and one mad beer drinking redneck yelling, 'God Dang it I know my rights.'" Note: This video is likely a spoof.

The Rest Stop

January 13, 2012

I'd like to take a minute to ponder one of the issues that remains an unspoken truth about our natures and at the same time can dominate our attention with great urgency. That is the need for the human body to process waste.

Your Just Deserts

December 6, 2011

As a student of human performance I am always amazed at the way we pay lip service to the winning mindset. It seems we think that if we just say this or that to ourselves, or visualize ourselves doing this or that, we will become winners. Simple, right? Wrong.

Video: Calif. City Officials Not Amused by Police Video Spoof

November 15, 2011
Council members in a California city probably weren't laughing when they watched a viral YouTube video spoofing police harassment that depicts several officers in uniform with identifiable agency patches.

Calif. Police Video Spoof

November 15, 2011
West Covina, Calif., councilmembers aren't laughing about a video spoof showing several cops with visible agency patches harassing a motorist.

Responding to a Code Z

November 14, 2011

A plethora of TV shows, movies, and novels explore all types of the undead or living dead. Future generations will no doubt attribute this fixation to one or another of our social ills, and one certainly has to admit that there must be some strange social collective fear that has made these critters the subject of so much attention.

Learn From the Replay

October 10, 2011

Feedback can come from the officer watching himself on a dashcam or a sergeant telling him he turns his back on a violator every time he keys his mic. This is a lot better than spitting teeth out in the back of an ambulance or worse.

Laugh Often

September 6, 2011
There are times where a good laugh will get you over a bad day or through a tough call. I would advise you to take the job seriously but don't take yourself seriously.

DVR Dreams

August 16, 2011

I had the strangest dream the other night. I was a detective on my way to a homicide and my partner was that big guy from "Law and Order: Criminal Intent" who knows everything about everything.

Wash. Police Web Cartoon

August 16, 2011
Two officers with the Renton (Wash.) Police Department were suspended for this video depicting a mustachioed officer talking to a jail employee clown using robot voices. The video mocked staff and procedures of a new jail in South King County.

Stay Refreshed

June 9, 2011

When I took over firearms instruction in the academy the first thing I did was try to imbue everyone with the ideas that shooting was fun, anyone can do it, and if there is a problem it is only the technique, and not the person.

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