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Monthly Archive: September 2016

Laws I Hate: Blue Hate Crime

That’s right, I (a cop) think making violence against police officers a “hate crime” is pointless. I’m not a District Attorney, and they may be able to persuade me otherwise, but from what I’ve seen, I don’t see the need.…
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Want to be a poor lawyer or a rich cop?

I still remember the day I defied convention and gave societal norms the finger. Screw Law School, I was going to be a cop! Police Academy here I come. Why? In six years would you rather be a cop with…
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Debunking the Sheepdog Mythology

The sheepdog theory. It is EVERWHERE in the law enforcement world. Essentially: “There’s three types of people in this world: sheep, sheepdogs, and wolves.” You see it on evetry Blue Pride t-shirt and Blue Power blog. I get it, it’s…
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Modern Policing, Famous Celebrities, and Eternal Cameras

Colin Kaepernick, Chris Brown, Lady Gaga…lets be honest with each other. Famous people aren’t the same as us mundanes. I’m sorry, but it’s true. This article covers why this cop thinks celebrities are different, and why it’s our fault. Their life experience…
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2 Rule Hack to Survive FTO

Oy! Millennial Police Recruits! Worried about surviving Field Training? *evil voice* YOU SHOULD BE! Fear not, I have a two rule hack to help you survive FTO.