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A Weighty Issue

May 20, 2010

Crime fighters have a unique problem. Our meals are part of our socialization, our warrior bread-breaking ritual.

Police Reports Make Humorous Headlines

April 8, 2010

A staple section of local newspapers has always been the short crime report items culled from the police blotter. Usually, it's a cub reporter's first job to head to the local substation to jot down pertinent details from the crime reports officers take about mostly petty crimes. Once in awhile, these young reporters submit a suggestion for a headline that squeaks by an overworked, bleary eyed editor. Sometimes, as they say, mistakes were made.

Bagpipes on a Police Budget

April 2, 2010
Two officers adapt to their department's new budgetary situation that doesn't include bagpipes.

Cognitive Dissonance

March 11, 2010

I focused on several likely hiding places: a container of Comet cleanser, filled with just cleanser; a PVC piece of pipe—only a bomb; a box of "SOS" pads....wait a minute!

J.D. 'Buck' Savage: Motor School

February 18, 2010
J.D. Buck Savage in his final video. Buck and his partner "Patch" attend motor officer training and become the best duo on bikes since John & Ponch. The Officer survival trainer and POLICE Magazine contributor Dave Smith created the Buck Savage videos in the 1980s.

J.D. 'Buck' Savage: Training Officer

February 17, 2010
Buck Savage teaches Rookie why he's so lucky to have Buck for his FTO. The Buck Savage videos became cult classics after officer survival trainer Dave Smith created them in the 1980s.

J.D. 'Buck' Savage: Stop and Rob

February 17, 2010
This is Buck's first video. This police training cult classic was developed in the 1980's by survival trainer Dave Smith, a POLICE Magazine contributor.

Not Your Average Drunk

January 5, 2010

Something wasn't right. The apparent drunk hadn't felt right, smelled right, or acted right.

Wisconsin Cops Celebrate 12 Days of Christmas

December 29, 2009
To celebrate the holidays, the Kenosha (Wisc.) Police Department produced a humorous version of popular carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas." Also, view the department's "Monster Mash" Halloween video.

The Stupid Factor

December 10, 2009

I especially love the folks who are not only stupid but self-righteously stupid, which ought to have its own special term like "extremepidity."

When This Guy Says He Wants Someone Decisive, Believe Him

December 8, 2009
"I thank God my partner had the balls to do what he had to do," he said. "I'd rather he take [the shot at me] than hesitate and get me or both of us killed. He's my partner, and any guys that are Monday morning quarterbacking the guy can kiss my ass."

A Vision of the Apocalypse

November 30, 2009

I was driving into town to get ready for a late swing shift and found myself admiring the massive towering anvil-headed clouds bearing down.

Bad Habits

October 14, 2009

Every time someone tries to kick our butts and we have him fully subdued and cuffed and searched we should look deeply into his eyes and say, "Thanks, I needed that!"

My Life as an Expert

June 1, 2009

To the experts, this naked fellow was shot excessively at close range even after he had raised his legs in surrender…that's right, his legs.

The Marathon

May 1, 2009

An elderly woman passed us rather crisply and we were aghast to read the back of her shirt: "I'm 65 and a grandmother, but I'm ahead of YOU!"

Embracing My Sinister Side

April 1, 2009

I could shoot a pistol with either hand…while normal Southpaws and Righties had spent their lives neglecting their sad hand on the other side of the brain.

You Bet Your Badge

March 1, 2009

One of the strangest things we do in our crime fighting career is play a strange game I like to call, "You Bet Your Badge." Having the thrill of that badge being pinned to your chest instantly enters you in the game where things you do and say can cause that wonderfully important piece of metal to be removed.

To Delay is Human

February 1, 2009

Procrastinating can take a terrible toll on us if we let it get out of hand. And a lot of officers do.

The Long Road to Utah

December 1, 2008

No matter how many folks give input, often directions make no sense at all and only through the sheer fact we have actually observed another doing or using the directed item can we possibly succeed.

The Quest for Organizational Change

September 1, 2008

You must always speak of the good, for if you turn your words to the Darkside and you use "The Power of Negative Annoyance" you will soon discover the phenomenon of "Career Setback."

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