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Don and Red Buttons [16 May 2013|12:44am]

Hey Don remember Red Buttons?

Remember Skippy?

Remember the belt under the Christmas tree?

Remember what the good doctor said?

On Watch.
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Flavored Cocaine [06 Oct 2006|02:32pm]

This may be old news in Hollywood, but for those who don't work near L.A. you may find this informative.

When in doubt, swab it. It will still turn blue when field tested.

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[11 Jun 2006|10:10pm]

Anyone have any Law enforcement forums they like or regularly frequent?

I've tried Real Police and Officer.com, both were okay, but over-run with trolls, impersonators, and haters.

So far http://www.lawenforcementforums.com is the only one i've liked, it's got a pretty strong leo verification process, with a section that only verified leos can see and post in, and a public section for non-leo to discuss, and it's got a very good set of moderators who watch out for trolls and haters and keeps things in line.

I was just wondering if anyone had any other sites they liked?

Also anyone know of any department that actually shoots their cadets? I'm not talking simunitions, or paintball, i was told that LA shoots their cadets, once in the chest, once in the back, when they can't really know exactly when. That they get the cadets to one at a time, while wearing a vest, walk down a long hall way, and at some point they'll get shot, either in front, or behind. I was told this was actual bulletproof vests, and actual ammo used, but it sounds quite absurd to me, either they are pulling my leg, got their facts mixed up, or something is screwed up in LA. Figured someone out there must know something about this. I was told they were doing this in '92. Rubber Bullets? Surely.
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NYPD PO Daniel Enchautegui funeral & wake info [11 Dec 2005|09:55am]
NYPD PO Daniel Enchautegui funeral & wake info

Visiting will be held for slain NYPD Officer Daniel Enchautegui tomorrow, 2 p.m.- 5 p.m. (family only) and 7p.m.- 9 p.m. (public), and Tuesday, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. and 7p.m.-9 p.m. (both public) at Schuyler-Hill Funeral Home, 3535 E. Tremont Ave., the Bronx. The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's Chrysostom Church, 1144 Hoe Ave., the Bronx. Burial will follow at St. Raymond's Cemetery, E. 177th St. and Lafayette Ave., the Bronx.
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ummmm [10 Dec 2005|07:57am]

[ mood | amused ]

can't go UC....yeah no shit!


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[03 Dec 2005|09:59pm]


New Arrestee Questionnaire
In order to provide you, the customer, with the best possible service, we ask that you take a few minutes to complete this critique.

1. During your arrest were you advised of your rights in a timely manner?

___ Yes ___ No ___ What rights?

2. If your attitude at the time of arrest required the use of force, how would you rate the application of said force?

___ Too much ___ Not enough ___ Just right

3. If an arrest warrant was used during your arrest, what type was it?

___ Consensual ___ Court ordered ___ Police ordered

4. When you were handcuffed, how would you rate their use?

___ Too tight ___ Not tight enough ___ Too loose ___ Not loose enough
___ Just right

5. For what crime were you arrested?

___ Homicide ___ Rape ___ Robbery ___ OUI ___ Public Stupidity
___ Public Mopery with Intent to Gawk ___ Other

6. During your arrest, was the officer's commentary directed at you politically correct?

___ Yes ___ No

7. During your ride to jail, how many times did the officer's driving habits cause your face to impact with the silent partner?

___ Once ___ Twice ___ Three times ___ I can't remember

8. Once you arrived at our jail, how were you removed from the vehicle?

___ Through the car door ___ Through the trunk ___ From the trunk
___ Through the wing window ___ Off the bumper

9. Have you taken advantage of our department's free attitude adjustment program?'

___ Yes ___ No ___ Not yet

10. How would you rate the food at our jail in comparison with food at other jails you have visited?

___ Excellent ___ Good ___ Fair ___ Poor ___ Bad ___ What food?

11. Would you recommend being arrested by our department to your fellow felons?

___ Yes ___ No ___ You gotta be kidding

12. Were you offered an opportunity to confess to the crime you were arrested for?

___ Yes ___ No

13. Were you offered an opportunity to confess to the crime you were not arrested for?

___ Yes ___ No

14. Our department is offering a Time Saver Program whereby you can sign all forms ahead of time, and we will fill in the blanks later. Would you be interested in such a program?

___ Yes ___ No ___ Does X count as a signature?

Thank you for your participation!
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Onion Ring Emergency [21 Nov 2005|12:49pm]

A Houma woman was so angry that cold food was served to her at a Thibodaux restaurant Wednesday night that she called 911, police said.

Officers arrived at Malt-N-Burger on Canal Boulevard about 8:30 p.m., where they found Sharita Williams, 30, fuming because her onion rings were cold, according to a Thibodaux Police report.

Williams told police the food was cold when she received it and the attendant refused to replace it with a new order, the report says.

At that point, Williams, of 132 Senator Circle, dialed 911.

She was arrested and issued a summons for misuse of the 911 system. She was released and given a December court date.

Source: http://www.dailycomet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051117/NEWS/511170326/1013
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Searches are a bore... [14 Sep 2005|01:00am]

As someone just starting out in law enforcement, I have been on a number of searches for shattered bullets and splintered knife handles, as well as looking through trash cans and piles of rat poo. The thing I have noticed is that I get disheartened easily, and I am always afraid of becoming careless when I am looking for something really small. Does anyone have any advice on how to stay focused for hours and hours of looking for a needle in a hay stack? Does it get any easier when you are executing your own search warrants?
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NOPD and other Gulf Coast cops-- [31 Aug 2005|01:12am]

It's doubtful any of you are reading this, but you're in our thoughts.
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Officer Down [10 Aug 2005|10:20pm]

[ mood | sad ]

Baton Rouge Police officer killed in Capital Heights shooting

At least three police officers have been shot, and one of them is dead after they went to a home at 3634 Capital Heights with a search warrant, Sgt. Don Kelly said.

"During the execution of that search warrant, some shots were apparently fired from inside the residence toward the officers. We believe that at least some of our officers also returned fire. All we know right now is we have three Baton Rouge Police and narcotics officers who have been shot, and at least one suspect has been shot," Kelly said.

The three officers were assigned to the narcotics unit, Kelly said.

At the scene, Kelly would not provide names or conditions.

However, City-Parish Administrative Officer Walter Monsour told the Metro Council that one officer was dead and another seriously wounded.

WBRZ's Ben Lemoine learned that the dead officer was shot in the head, and the seriously wounded officer was also shot in the head and was taken into surgery at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center.

The third officer was shot in the leg, and his wounds are not life-threatening, Monsour said.

The suspect was also wounded, Monsour said.

Witnesses said the suspect was bleeding on the ground and in handcuffs before he was taken away in an ambulance.

WBRZ has since confirmed reports that the suspect has also died.

Baton Rouge Police Chief Jeff LeDuff said an investigation is ongoing.

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This is so sad :( [31 Jul 2005|10:39pm]

[ mood | sad ]

A local hero firefighter perished in a car crash that killed him, his wife, and his 8 year old son. Survived by two other children...

1929 Duesenberg Crashes Near Ann Arbor, Killing 3

POSTED: 9:16 am EDT July 31, 2005
UPDATED: 11:14 am EDT July 31, 2005

SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- A driver apparently ran a stop sign at an intersection near Ann Arbor and collided with a classic car carrying a family of five, killing two parents and a child, authorities said.

The other two children in the 1929 Duesenberg convertible were injured in crash, which happened about 8:10 p.m. Saturday, the Washtenaw County sheriff's office said in a statement Sunday.

All five from the Superior Township family were thrown from the Duesenberg, which didn't have seat belts. The two children who survived were taken to University of Michigan Hospitals for treatment.

Dead at the scene of the crash were driver Bradley M. Patton, 35; his wife, Kristin Patton, 35; and their son, Nathan, 8, the sheriff's department said; injured were Emily, 7; and Taylor, 9.

Emily and Taylor were transported in serious condition, but were expected to survive, the department said.

A 2001 Volvo was turning southbound when it collided with the Duesenberg, which was headed eastbound. The Duesenberg rolled several times. Video of the crash scene showed the car resting upright, with debris strewn along the roadway.

A 25-year-old Ann Arbor man who was driving the Volvo wasn't injured in the crash. He arrested and taken to the Washtenaw County jail, where he was released pending possible charges from prosecutors.

The man's name wasn't immediately released.

Cmdr. David Egeler said the man could face negligent homicide charges, but that determination would be made by the Washtenaw County prosecutor's office after the sheriff's department completes its investigation.
My heart breaks for them.

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Go Rob! [21 Jul 2005|12:23am]

Tonight Rob locked up his second serial rapist in his career! WOOT!!!!!!! They were just driving around and drove past him and Rob was like, "I think that's him!" and got out and his partner showed the guy his own photo and the guy said, "Hey, that's me!" LMAO

(DNA match for all you CSI guys...)

This guy was huge, too...I'm so glad he didn't fight!

X-posted to my own journal
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Thoughts [09 Apr 2005|01:11am]

Anybody know a good textbook on forensic science that is appropriate for high school students? I've been teaching the course for a year without the student's having a textbook and I think that it has hurt the class. The textbook I refer to when I prepare a lesson is great, but its pretty graphic so I have not let the students see it and I've heavily filtered the material when I discuss it.

I've used the book as a place holder in my budget for next year so that money would be set aside for textbooks. If the book is approved though I will be surprised.

So, any thoughts?
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Escapee jumps off bridge [07 Feb 2005|12:03pm]


A Daphne, Ala., police officer aims his gun from a Daphne Search & Rescue boat at inmate Jefferson Steven Faggard, right, Monday in Mobile Bay near Spanish Fort, Ala. Faggard escaped from an Ascension Parish Sheriff prison transport car on the Interstate 10 Bayway and jumped into Mobile Bay.

Escapee jumps off bridge


River parishes bureau

GONZALES -- A prisoner en route from Pensacola, Fla., to Louisiana in custody of Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies on Monday picked the lock on his handcuffs, kicked out the rear window of a patrol unit, scrambled out and leaped off the Interstate 10 bridge into Mobile Bay.
Jefferson Steven Faggard, 26, no address available, was pulled out of the thigh-deep water a short time later by the Daphne, Ala., Search & Rescue team, said Col. TonyBacala of the Ascension Sheriff's Office.

After his capture, Faggard -- facing prosecution in connection with the Sept. 15 burglary of a house in Geismar, damage to property, possession of stolen property and possession of firearms by a convicted felon -- was taken to the University of South Alabama Medical Center for observation.

Deputies plan to return Faggard to the Ascension Parish jail today, Bacala said.

Faggard was strip-searched prior to leaving the Escambia CountyDetention Center in Pensacola, Bacala said, but the prisoner apparently concealed a paper clip in his mouth.

He used the wire to pick the lock on one of his handcuffs, Bacala said, and while crossing the I-10 bridge at Mobile, he kicked out the rear window of the sheriff's vehicle, causing the deputies to slow down.

At that point, Faggard, still shackled with leg irons, a cuff on one wrist and a security belt around his waist, scrambled out of the rear window and without hesitation, leaped over the side of the bridge into Mobile Bay, Bacala said.

Officer Ken Eslava of the Daphne search and rescue team said Faggard, who lost his shoes in the bay-bottom mud, didn't put up a struggle when recaptured.

"All he wanted in the boat was a cigarette," Eslava said.

Once he was brought to shore, Faggard began moaning and wailing in apparent pain, the Mobile Register reported. Before he was taken to the medical center, an Ascension deputy told him, "Listen to me. If you do something stupid right now, I will … shoot you," the newspaper reported.

"Put a bullet in my head, I don't care!" Faggard shouted back, the newspaper said.

Faggard, who was on parole until July 1, 2006, had served time for convictions of simple burglary and possession of a sawed-off shotgun, Bacala said.

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Visit to a Prison [24 Dec 2004|07:47am]

At my journal(senorwarrenv), I visited the state prison in Salem,Oregon. There, I typed my comments and observations. The logging started on 20-Dec-04(x-posted in GUARDS)
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[13 Nov 2004|07:35pm]

The Boston Police Department, famous for its superior K-9 unit, was somewhat taken back by this recent incident. Returning home from work, a blonde was shocked to find her house ransacked and burglarized. She telephoned the police at once and reported the crime.

The police dispatcher broadcast the call on the channels and a K-9 unit patrolling nearby was the first to respond. As the K-9 officer approached the house with his dog on a leash, the woman ran out on the porch, shuddered at the sight of the cop and his dog, then sat down on the steps put her face in her hands and moaned, "I come home to find all my possessions stolen.
I call the police for help, and what do they do? They send me a BLIND policeman!"

Stay safe.
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CELL PHONE # 77 ?? [01 Nov 2004|08:26am]

I just received this info from a friend in law enforcement, Being retired for the past 3 years I have never heard of this # 77. Can someone who reads this shed some light on it??

#77 on Cell Phone

Subject: Subject: #77 on your cell phone
I knew about the red light on cars but not the #77.

It was about 1 PM in the afternoon, and Lauren was driving to visit a friend. An UNMARKED police car pulled up behind her and put his lights on.

Lauren's parents have 4 children (high school and college age) and have always told them never to pull over for an unmarked car on the side of the

road, but rather wait until they get to a gas station, etc., so Lauren had actually listened to her parents advice, and promptly called #77 on her cell phone to tell the police dispatcher that she would not pull over right away.

She proceeded to tell the dispatcher that there was an unmarked police car with a flashing red light on his rooftop behind her. The dispatcher checked see if there were police cars where she was and there weren't, and he had her to keep driving, remain calm and that he had back up already on the way.

Ten minutes later 4 cop cars surrounded her and the unmarked car behind her. One policeman went to her side and the others surrounded the car behind. They pulled the guy from the car and tackled him to the ground. The man was a convicted rapist and wanted for other crimes.

I never knew about the #77 Cell Phone Feature, but especially for a woman alone in a car, you should not pull over for an unmarked car. Apparently police have to respect your right to keep going to a "safe" place. You obviously need to make some signals that you acknowledge them i.e. put on your hazard lights) or call #77 like Lauren did.
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Last Nght [30 Oct 2004|08:29pm]

Tonight is my last night for one part of my company. Tomorrow,I will be working at a fixed site downtown.It will give me only $.50 more due to taxes that are taking out by Uncle George, Uncle Ted, Auntie Diane(Multnomah Tax). However, I will miss my clients while I was in patrol.

What one client did when she found out that I was being transfered, was she bought something Avon product called "Black Suede". She and her fellow subordinates are very sorry that I am leaving the patrol part of my employer. Anyways, this will be very interesting.
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Being Transfered [22 Oct 2004|08:45pm]

It seems that I am being transfered out of patrol. I was sent to get my background checked through a local municipality.I thought there had been given a second chance for a position I wished for several weeks ago.Well, I then was given a notice the G.M. that I was wasting time in Patrol. So Monday, I call that Contract Manager. Oh well.

I recieved another Subpeona of Duces tucum.Same person same charge, Carrying a concealed Weapon.
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Subpeona [22 Oct 2004|07:36am]

Last Friday, I received my Subpoena duces tacem for 24th July where I met Zorro. This guy was waving a construction marker stick in one hand and brass knuckles in the other. It was moved until the 17-Nov-04 @ 0815. Oh well. I gave the writ to my Evidence Instructor for his crime scene room.

Last Wednesday, they had a dedication for the new buildings at the Portland Community College Cascade Campus. At the Public Service Education Building, the Fire science\EMT demonstrated with a repelling and using 1 3/4'' hose from the three engines.

As for Law enforcement, a crime scene was made with the use of my writ to demonstrate a legal way of receiving evidence.
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