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Patrol Officers - General Law Enforcement

This is for the street grunts, ankle jerks and other blue, tan and green suits that are the backbone of law enforcement. No elitists allowed.

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Oddest traffic stops 19 Replies

Started by Sgt Kilburn. Last reply by Michael Carroll Jan 27, 2013.

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Comment by Ed Bogart on March 31, 2009 at 10:18pm
Good Idea Robert.
If the subject is cooperative, that might be a good move. Most of the time, the ones I dealt with that are cooperative would allow you to cuff them while seated. However, it is easier to cuff behind back with them standing.
Comment by Robert on April 1, 2009 at 12:32am
Valid points. I don't like cuffing anyone while they are seated because I don't have control of them, nor their environment. If they warrant custodial arrest, or even a detention, I want to be able to see the entire 360 deg. around them before approaching. it reduces the chances of them having a weapon right under a thigh or something like that. And even the most cooperative subject may think twice once the cuffs start getting slapped on. Just an opinion.

And I agree with this idea of a law enforcement only blog - we can all learn from each other with the same mindset.
Comment by Jeffrey W. Thorp on April 1, 2009 at 9:30am
Good Idea here. We have been modifing out cuffing and Suspicious persons contact proceedures. If you don't mind I will be stealing this.
Comment by Sgt Kilburn on April 1, 2009 at 9:44am
Check out Policeone.com it's setup where only verified LEO's can pass on intel. I'm not sure how LawOfficer does the check or if they do, so let's make sure we don't give purps any good ideas. I know the think COPS shows it all, but that's a good show to see what not to do.
Comment by Chris on April 1, 2009 at 11:34am
Just started year 20. I've done a lot in my time but working the street is the most fun I've had. No case load, no disrupted family plans, no dirty CI's to work just working at my own time line and chasing cars like a young pup. I still can't believe I get paid to play cops and robbers.
Comment by Randell L. Mack on April 5, 2009 at 10:37pm
I like to join I'm a 6 year vet of the dept. of the army police on ft Jackson sc
Comment by Tish Lecroy on April 6, 2009 at 12:00am
Good evening. I would like to join this group. I am a 14 year veteran. The first few in a municipality and and the last 11 in a county.
Comment by Virginia Carroll on April 6, 2009 at 8:57pm
Hello I would like to join this group. I have been with the county for 8 years.
Comment by James Waltrop on April 7, 2009 at 1:58pm
Hi, just joined. I have 19 years on, 11 in detectives and am currently a street Sgt. Enjoying now more than ever.
Comment by Tish Lecroy on April 10, 2009 at 1:34am
There are houses here that no matter who lives in them we end up visiting. Is that a phenomenon elsewhere or are we just lucky?

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