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COPS: Internal Affairs Edition

If you’re reading this local weekly alternative fish wrapper then you probably also have access to other forms of information such as television, newspapers, and the emperor of all things factual, “The Facebooks”. And if you can get your law ...

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Two times in 15 years. That’s how many times I’ve been pulled over in my personal car, and that was two too many if you ask me. Why? Give me a sec. Upon seeing the blue lights, off-duty cops still pucker up just like everyone else, and sometimes ... Read more

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In police work, there are two specific jobs that require the same uniform but have nearly opposite roles: Law Enforcement and Corrections. Saying this annoys the crap out of corrections officers because they will point out in most non-privately ... Read more

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“Oh yeah, he really got under that one,” I said while watching the news from a table in a local Chili’s with a few of my co-workers. Lunchtime is a real thing to cops, and we needed the break. Radios were on, but we were tuned out it’s safe to say. Read more

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There is an unspoken phenomenon in police work that is only know to cops, and even then they don’t often realize it themselves. It’s the dynamic of working security at a rally. A “rally” by nature requires a group of people who are passionate as ... Read more

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While I have always found civil unrest and natural disasters to be the hands-down most exciting of all police incidents, there is a downside to the latter: There are no breaks. (Now before you get all wound up, don’t think I want either of those ... Read more

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