A World Made of Nerf Material

Girls, police work can be quite stressful. I do not want to minimize this fact, but those levels of stress pale in comparison to raising you girls. We were talking about Disney cruises at work the other day.   I’m not so sure about these cruises girls.  How do they …

Remember your father girls…

…without the fake flowers. On each anniversary of the death of a former coworker we prominently display a photo in the lobby.  Now girls, I understand and respect the point – but please, PLEASE make sure that no one does this while your dear old man is lying comfortably six …

On Time of Death…

“The only accurate method of determining the time of death is to be there when it happens.  Even then you will have a small margin of error.”

– SSA Lydia Pozzato, FBI

Law Enforcement Crowdsourcing: Letting the Outside In

We know the nature of police work well.  In the time needed to ask how long it will take for a police supervisor to make a decision, the order has likely already been given.  Our paramilitary style dictates we maintain the ability to decide convincingly and without hesitation.  In the …

On backing up your fellow officer…

“Nothing will bleed to death on a desk at the station if you abandon it temporarily to pull an officer’s bacon out of the fire”

– Lt. Dan Marcou