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Force of Will

Preparedness? Obligation? Duty? I had no idea, but all traffic had stopped flowing and it was now time to punch this time clock.

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Interaction with the Lost

Suspected killer and convicted armed robber or not, I am genuinely upset that he was raised vacant of any moral center. This is something that isn’t easily fixed by a counselor’s hug or arrest. more »

Jul 10, 2014 On The Beat (2 Comments)

BlueTube: Po-Po vs. Video

You have every right to film. Just know that all you’re doing is very likely making what may not have been a bad situation worse, with the quite possible intent of profiting from it. more »

Jul 3, 2014 On The Beat

Reader Questions: Vol. 8

"Not only do I write girls tickets, the prettier they are and the harder they cry, the more of them I write." more »

Jun 26, 2014 On The Beat

The Solution Appears, Strutting

"I was bowled over by the simplicity of the idea and immediately reached for a fragment of paper towel blowing down the street from J.J.’s Bohemia so as to jot down my rush of thoughts.” more »

Jun 19, 2014 On The Beat

The Modern Stabbing

"We couldn’t go around with scary words like ‘stabbing’ in reports, frightening people and giving them a negative perception of crime, could we?” more »

Jun 12, 2014 On The Beat (1 Comments)

Six Hours to Graceland

"As it turns out, the churches feel the same way about truly homeless people as you do about a buddy on your couch who just won’t leave after the second or third (or 10th) week.” more »

Jun 5, 2014 On The Beat

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