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Insurance costs for retired LEO's
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Anyone else wonder why we deal with years of stress, injuries, hair that turns white before you turnforty, expose ourselves to deadly force encounters thousands of times over the years only to find…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kent Grant May 25, 2011.

 

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"I see there are plenty of typos on my previous post! I meant to say we seized nearly 300 pounds of Marijuana,  not srnded. #Carryon #Marine4Life"
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"Hi Kelvin! I recently rediscovered  my account with Law Officer. I saw that you were going to take the LSAT and wonder if you have. I haven't taken the exam yet, but still want to. During 2010/2011, my then wife took off with a meth dealer…"
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"Hey Kent! I'm studying for those LSATs too! Working on finishing my undergrad, and then its keeping my fingers crossed for one of my top 3 Law schools. Hang in there and wish you the best of luck! Let me know how you make out on the exam and…"
May 26, 2011
Kent Grant replied to Kent Grant's discussion Insurance costs for retired LEO's
"I wasn't going to add this, but after some thought I changed my mind. Its another topic but getting injured on the job, as I mentioned, led to my disabilty retirement at about one-third of my pay and thee worst toll was the breakup of my…"
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Insurance costs for retired LEO's

Anyone else wonder why we deal with years of stress, injuries, hair that turns white before you turnforty, expose ourselves to deadly force encounters thousands of times over the years only to find out when you retire you get nothing for insurance except a bill around $1400.00/month?Meanwhile Cityhall deskjockeys walk away with fat separation checks and healthcare at a reduced cost.See More
May 23, 2011
Kent Grant replied to Kent Grant's discussion Insurance costs for retired LEO's
"Agreed! The general public doesn't know that during summer months, people are drinking a lot more and mired activity just goes through the roof. I can recall going to upwards of twenty calls per shift during the busy season and pulling my gun…"
May 21, 2011
Joshua Dowling replied to Kent Grant's discussion Insurance costs for retired LEO's
"I agree, with all the stress and riskes that encompass the profession, it is amazing how the salary and benefits are sometimes substandard.   I believe Law Enforcement as a whole has not properly communicated the risks of the job and lack of…"
May 21, 2011
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Insurance costs for retired LEO's

Anyone else wonder why we deal with years of stress, injuries, hair that turns white before you turnforty, expose ourselves to deadly force encounters thousands of times over the years only to find out when you retire you get nothing for insurance except a bill around $1400.00/month?Meanwhile Cityhall deskjockeys walk away with fat separation checks and healthcare at a reduced cost.See More
May 21, 2011
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May 20, 2011

Profile Information

Primary Agency/Department Type:
Municipal
Primary Role in Law Enforcement:
Detective/Investigator/Special Agent
Rank/Title
Detective
Primary Department/Agency Name:
Roseburg Police Dept
Years in Law Enforcement:
17
What State Do You Work In?
OR
My Training:
Over 2000 training hours in many different fields, including, crime scene investigation, recovering buried bodies and surface remains, homicide investigation, interviewing and interrogation, child crimes investigations, forensic computer examination, firearms, search warrants, child pornography investigation, DUII and DUII-D investigation, narcotics investigation, pre-employment background investigation, instruction in numerous topics of law enforcement, and many other topics.
About Me:
I've completed my under-graduate degree in Administration of Justice (pre-law.) I'm currently retired due to otj injuries and studying for the LSAT exam.
Relationship Status:
Married
I Love Being in Law Enforcement Because:
I've never lost that special feeling you get after closing a case with a successful prosecution and the victim and their family are so thankful of you, your team and department.

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At 10:20am on May 26, 2011, Kelvin C. Brooks said…
Hey Kent! I'm studying for those LSATs too! Working on finishing my undergrad, and then its keeping my fingers crossed for one of my top 3 Law schools. Hang in there and wish you the best of luck! Let me know how you make out on the exam and what your impression of it was. -Kelvin

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