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Author: Dan Mac Isaac

Is it true they make you run in the Academy?

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 interested in being a cop, how do I do that?” You try to suppress the urge to laugh directly at him.  You stop yourself from telling him that he may want to look into how the scientists at MIT are coming along with that time-traveling technology.  If...

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The F.T.O. – A God to Many; Others, Not So Much

  So, your boss just told you you’re going to be a Field Training Officer.   Let me handicap some of the thoughts that may be going through your head; or at the very least some of thoughts that went through my head.   “Who me? Are you sure you got the right guy?”   “Wow, they must be pretty hard up if they need me to do this.”   “Maybe I should start considering a transfer to another agency, I don’t know if I want to be part of this one if I am the best they can...

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