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Looking Back – Thoughts from the far side of the career

(Editor’s note – Editor Emeritus Roy Huntington sent this to me. He offered that the writer’s thoughts were worth my time. I’m sharing it as an OpEd piece with you all) In my younger days, I thought I had a destiny - to be an LEO. Oddly enough, I took the police job on a bet. It came with a $6000 pay cut but had good benefits. I left my good-paying job to be a [...]

By |July 13th, 2022|

You Gotta Use What You Got

By |November 19th, 2011|

Thanks to their Nanny State efforts to disarm the Crown’s subjects, it’s no secret that Great Britain now has the highest rate of violent personal crimes in the industrialized nations. “Yobs” — their term for “scumbags” — prey on their victims without fear of armed resistance, often using such low-tech [...]

No Pillow, Thank You

By |October 2nd, 2011|

I don’t sleep on airline flights because it takes too much Jack Daniels to properly sedate me. And now, there’s another reason not to fall asleep on a flight — even more than the thought of some swarthy dude trying to light a fuse stickin’ out of his sneakers. Here’s [...]

Wonder If It Works On Humans, Too?

By |October 2nd, 2011|

For years, business owners in Australia and Britain have successfully dealt with loud, rowdy mobs of loitering youths by using “sound repulsion.” Effective means include playing the buzzing of mosquitoes at frequencies and decibel levels that can’t be heard by most adults, but are barely audible to most teenagers. They [...]

Criminal Detection At Its Finest

By |September 20th, 2011|

Last November, following a shooting in Fort Bend County, Texas, investigators were initially pleased there were several witnesses who saw the shooter’s “face.” The problem was, the face they saw was one of a man wearing a full-face, lifelike Halloween mask. Undaunted, they brought in a sketch artist who, with [...]

Is It Just Me, Or Is It Kinda Chilly In Here?

By |September 20th, 2011|

The family of an unidentified 80-year-old man in South Africa called the morgue to come and pick up grandpa after he apparently succumbed to age, chronic asthma and heart failure. The attendant checked for pulse and heartbeat, both zero, then loaded the cadaver into the van. At the Johannesburg morgue, [...]

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