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Top Ten Ways Not to Start a Report

1. Hear ye, hear ye: 2. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times 3. What it do players? Here’s the deal: 4. From the desk of the world’s greatest cop 5. Four score and seven years ago… 6. Will whoever took my red stapler please return it ASAP. 7. Dear Mom: 8. I was pretty wasted, so don’t put too much stock in the details of the following incident report. 9.... 

January 25, 2011 | Read the story »
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The Pinky Ring Gives it Away

The Top Ten Signs The Suspect Is Connected To Organized Crime 1. He used his only phone call to contact a guy named “Mikey Two-Guns.” 2. He keeps telling the detectives to call his “handlers” at the Bureau. 3. Last year he gave everyone in the neighborhood a flat-screen TV for Christmas. 4. Neighbors call his basement “the graveyard where rats and pigeons go to die.” 5.... 

December 16, 2010 | Read the story »
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Caring for the Old Dawgs

The Thin Gray Line is Becoming a Reality: Caring for the Old Dawgs Recently, I attended a management seminar on the inclusion of Generation X and Y in our departments. One chief brought up an issue that struck home with many of us older folk. His point was we are constantly trying to find ways to include these groups in our departments, but what are we doing for our older... 

December 16, 2010 | Read the story »
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The Dead Man’s Hand

A pair of aces, and a pair of eights – four simple cards known simply as the Dead Man’s Hand. For years, the symbolic meaning of these cards has been misconstrued and demonized. In our own department, the cards were seen by some administrators and investigators to mean that we are all too enthusiastic about killing people. But nothing could be further from the truth.... 

December 16, 2010 | Read the story »
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Priceless Humor

Article written by/or information provided by tcamos  Read More →

December 16, 2010 | Read the story »
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Signs The Boss Is Over The Hill

1. He’s always telling officers to watch out for Apaches. 2. Still bummed out about that whole Black Sox thing. 3. Sometimes gets confused at roll call and tries to thank the academy for his award. 4. Favorite drink? Mead. 5. Always going on about the time he got demoted for arresting a band of cattle rustlers without smoke-signaling for back-up. 6. Tries to pay for coffee... 

December 16, 2010 | Read the story »
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A Good Lesson for Us All, and Chimps

Start with a cage containing five monkeys. Inside the cage, hang a banana on a string and place a set of stairs under it. Before long, a monkey will go to the stairs and start to climb towards the banana. As soon as he touches the stairs, spray all of the other monkeys with cold water. After a while, another monkey makes an attempt with the same result all the other monkeys... 

December 16, 2010 | Read the story »
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Mindset for Being a Supervisor

Developing A Mindset For Being A Supervisor Can anyone be a supervisor? In order to develop a proper mindset for being a supervisor, no matter what the rank, I want you to observe the supervisors that you currently work for and how they handle various situations. Afterwards, get some quiet time and think about how you would have handled the situation if you were in charge.... 

December 16, 2010 | Read the story »
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Getting Older

Do you realize that the only time in our lives when we like to get old is when we’re kids? If you’re less than 10 years old, you’re so excited about aging that you think in fractions. How old are you?….”I’m four and a half” ….You’re never 36 and a half….you’re four and a half going on five! That’s... 

December 16, 2010 | Read the story »
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Fuel Injected Humore

The Top Ten Signs The Pursuit Will Not Be Successful 1. You’re hot on the tail of an Acura NSX, the temperature just dropped to 15 below and it’s been raining for three days. 2. The suspect’s bumper sticker says, “I’m a fuel-injected death-machine.” 3. You’re riding with the new guy, who used his connections at City Hall to get the job despite being legally... 

December 14, 2010 | Read the story »