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Are Ee Es Pee Ee Sea Tea

A college professor recently asked me to speak to his class, basically an open forum free-for-all where the students would feel comfortable asking any question that popped into their heads to a copper ...

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Anniversary of the Enhanced Fujita Scale

Disasters: Like blood, I don’t handle them the way I used to. I don’t shy away from them, mind you, I’m just not as bulletproof against them as I used to be, and beyond a few educated guesses I cannot imagine why. more »

Mar 18, 2015 4:31 PM On The Beat

The Stupid Tax, or The Odds of Avoiding Paying It

Opening a car can be difficult. I mean you have to extract your keys and push a button on a fob, or in the olden days you’d actually have to insert an actual key into an actual lock, and a couple of those ... more »

Mar 11, 2015 4:48 PM On The Beat

Low Bid, Or Sometimes You Get What You Pay For

Roger Nyles had a problem. A big one. In fact, I’d had the same problem a few times myself and the last time I had to solve it, it damn near killed me. more »

Mar 4, 2015 4:31 PM On The Beat

She Said, He Said…But The Lies, The Lies, The Lies

I asked what the weather was like, what the light source in the parking lot was, if they remembered anyone else being on the parking lot, even if it was just lights on ... more »

Feb 25, 2015 12:57 PM On The Beat

Life After For The Unintended Targets

Officer Alex confronts the realities of being a first responder more »

Feb 18, 2015 12:00 AM On The Beat

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