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Musings on criminals and guns

Posted 04-30-2012 at 19:11 by RussP

You carry a firearm. Why?

"Well, just in case, that one day, if someone chooses me as their victim, I'll be prepared..."

Preparation includes knowing your enemy, knowing your enemy very well...This is where your lesson begins.
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Felt this was deserving of its own thread - if Russ disagrees, good enough.


First, background for those not familiar with me. Twelve year officer at the largest county jail in my state. Fully sworn, on/off duty
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Witnessing an armed robbery

Posted 04-28-2012 at 21:11 by RussP

What to do during a robbery -
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Here you go!

What to do during a robbery -

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Coping mechanisms?

Posted 04-23-2012 at 12:00 by RussP
Updated 04-23-2012 at 12:03 by RussP

Good thread for cops dealing with stress - advice from other cops.
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Okay, so had a pretty crappy week at work, and with the way things have been going in here, I guess my usual ability to sluff off the BS has been worn down pretty good. All this culminated in a very close friend of mine and I getting into an argument over a video regarding OIS's produced by a PD in Oregon. In the 17+ minute video, there are several dashcam snippets of OIS's.

My friend, a military combat veteran and
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Son wants to be a LEO.

Posted 04-15-2012 at 09:00 by RussP
Updated 04-23-2012 at 12:04 by RussP

This is a very good thread discussing college education majors and what's needed for law enforcement.
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I'm a Single parent and have raised this kid alone.
I have set aside College money for almost ten years. (Actually this is the entire amount of Child support I have collected.) I do not care what he chooses to do as a career, however I do not want to pay for a degree in Crimminal Justice.
Now before I get anyones ire up, please let me explain; My Family is pretty evenly split between
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The principle of holding people accountable for actions in today's society

Posted 04-06-2012 at 07:29 by RussP

http://glocktalk.com/forums/showthre...6#post18808136

For context, here is the whole conversation...
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I consider just the principle of not letting others mess with my stuff to be well worth risking my life for.
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We can agree to disagree on that one. Nothing I own is that valuable.

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He isn't talking about the value of the property. He's talking about a very important principle. A principle that has repercussions far beyond the value of his possessions, no
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