Tim and I attended the MPD academy together back in 2003. He stayed there and I moved on to a smaller suburbs department 3 years later. Prayers en-route.
Sam Spade:  If you're a cop, you really do act politely and have a plan to kill everyone. Gacy really did look like a clown. McVeigh was a pretty clean-cut kid. You're hunting bad people, and sooner or later you're going to find them. Sadly, they look nothing like the villians on TV, and there's no creepy music as a clue. Plan for it, and watch the hands.