The normal scenario for celebrating Thanksgiving Day is to skip breakfast and wait for the Thanksgiving dinner. Then put on a pair of loose pants or something with an elastic waist band. Continue reading Ramblings: Thanksgiving on the Job
My story begins with our fourth month. We’re getting a little cocky. Our walk is getting that swagger, but we still don’t have a clue how to do real police work Continue reading Ramblings: Drunks in the Park
Did you ever have an incident happen to you that made you think, boy, that was close? I’m sure that I’m not the only one who just barely escaped death. Continue reading Ramblings: Boy, that was close!
Early in my cop career, I had visions of bad guys trying to do me harm but one dream really stands out. I was in Hollywood just south of Hollywood Boulevard in a parking lot. I was chasing this dirt bag in a trench coat. Continue reading Ramblings: Cop Dreams
Every once in a while, you see a news story of a pedestrian who is hit by a car. The TV news shows a pair of shoes in the street. Continue reading Ramblings: Shoes in the Street
This is a story I wish I could present to teen age school kids. It might just discourage a few from drug use. The dictionary defines a “Strawberry” as a woman who trades or sells sex for crack cocaine! Continue reading Ramblings: Not Your Usual Strawberry
I mentioned that I worked more movie premieres than Siskel and Ebert. All of them off duty—we needed the extra money to feed our growing kids and make sure they dressed in the latest clothes approved by their peers Continue reading Ramblings: Movie Premieres