STRAIGHT TALK … COP BLUNT … CopBlue
NO GOOD DEED EVER GOES UNPUNISHED That is a phrase which I first heard as a rookie while working with the time-worn, cynical, midnight shift sergeant one night when my FTO called off. “How uncaring,” I thought in my naïveté. Currently, I am on...read more
Have you ever had this happen to you? You just finished a traffic stop or dealing with someone on a call. The person you are dealing with has a record as long as his brain capacity is short. He says to you with a very serious look on his face, “I am...read more
Just minutes past 0900 this morning and the phone rang. It was Jeff, my best friend. It is always good to hear his voice. My mind was racing. Life doesn’t give us very many best friends. Most friendships are here and strong for a season. Then, they...read more
New Year’s Resolutions. Most of us have come to hate them for a variety of reasons. What is the official definition of a New Year’s Resolution? It is typically a promise I make to myself. It is a promise to change my behavior. Resolutions address some of...read more
FLEETING THOUGHTS If something happens to me while I am working, my family and I will be taken care of by the Department. When you are a brand new, fresh out-of-the-wrapper cop, people who you have known in your former life are prone to asking questions...read more
Last night, Jeff called. Jeff is my Brother in Blue. I came to know him back in Michigan. A few years ago, he landed a job with a medium sized agency in a state in the Pacific Northwest. SMART COP Jeff’s a one-percenter. He trains...read more
I hope and pray that the New Year is safe, happy & prosperous for all of my Brothers & Sisters in Blue.read more
To Hell with them! It’s that time of year AGAIN. We usually start the annual self-review and make the mental list of things that we want to change or improve. Typically, these resolutions have a life span that’s measured in weeks and then they are...read more
I CAN’T GET MY NOSE UP Yesterday, I was whining to my wife. “I just don’t feel right. I feel like I’m playing in a minor key.” That’s a musical term saying that my instrument is out-of-tune. A long-time friend once said, “Getting old ain’t for...read more
I welcome you here but a few rules apply before you start crying to your Momma:
1. There is no political correctness here. If you are offended then leave.
2. Most of these articles and stories are for people that possess half a brain. And enjoy a good laugh – or a good cry.
3. Some of these stories deal with issues facing cops often in a humorous manner. Sometimes they are not funny. If you were dropped on your head as a kid and can’t figure this out, please look at the category tag on each article.