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Discussion in 'Cop Talk' started by maddog3241, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. maddog3241

    maddog3241 Parttimer

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    Hello all, I am new to GT and to CT. I have been reading for well over a month, and learned a ton from all of you. I am a full time computer tech, but today I finally got my long time dream. I qualified with my Glock 22 for the local county sheriffs dept. posse.

    I am so excited to start working events, we do fairs, and other things that the real deputies don't have time to do.

    Anyway, thanks for letting me read all the good advice, I am sure I will be posting questions soon enough.

    BTW I am from west/central Michigan.

    Matt
     
  2. TreverSlyFox

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    Hmmm, Isabella County is central so I'm betting West Central around Newaygo County. Welcome to GT.
     

  3. msu_grad_121

    msu_grad_121 BOOSH

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    I dunno... Comupter tech? Kalamazoo, Jackson. Those would be my guesses.

    Welcome! If you haven't figured it out by now, we're a...unique bunch.
     
  4. maddog3241

    maddog3241 Parttimer

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    You guys all rock. Like I said, I have been reading here for over a month. msu I am north of jackson, east of lansing, west of GR. Barry County.
     
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    RussP Super Moderator Moderator

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    Welcome, and BEWARE!!! There lurks herein one known as Dragoon, Dragoon44. He's wise, battle strong, street smart, but intolerant of...of...well, you'll find out soon enough. :cool:
     
  7. msu_grad_121

    msu_grad_121 BOOSH

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    Don't go scarin the noob with bedtime stories. Dragoon is a *****cat. :rofl:

    I DO need you to buy a map, tho. How are you east of Lansing and yet in west/central MI? Nah, just messin with you. :supergrin:
     
  8. Dragoon44

    Dragoon44 Unfair Facist Lifetime Member

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    Moi???

    the most kind and gentlest soul on this board!!


    :tongueout::rofl:


    Welcome FNG!
     
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    MeefZah Cover is Code 3

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  11. maddog3241

    maddog3241 Parttimer

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    Oh I have read alot of his posts, and I am still shaking from it. I will tread lightly. PROMISE. :wow: Thanks for the welcome, even though I am not a "real" officer.
     
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    Hack Crazy CO Gold Member

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    RussP Super Moderator Moderator

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    Oh, I'm not a cop, I'm adopted...
     
  14. maddog3241

    maddog3241 Parttimer

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    I am just a helper. :) so I guess, I am sort of adopted too. I really enjoyed all 2000 pages of the duty belt thread. It is going to help me a lot as I setup my stuff.
     
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    volsbear IWannaBeSedated Lifetime Member

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    Welcome.

    Don't sweat Dragoon. He's had his shots. We think.
     
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    collim1 Shower Time!

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    No big deal, alot of us, myself included, started out as "not real officers". Just be careful, LE work is a calling. It if is right for you it might just suck you in
     
  17. maddog3241

    maddog3241 Parttimer

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    I think I am a little to old and broken to take it up fulltime, but I am already thinking I may go back to school for some computer forensics stuff. I am a computer tech now already. But I broke my back 11 years ago, so I don't think I could pass the academy. But ya never know. :cool:
     
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    Good news for you, Smoke: You are no longer the FNG! :rofl:

    A cordial welcome to the replacement FNG! :thumbsup:
     
  19. maddog3241

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    Thank you for the welcome. I am sure I will ask some REALLY stupid questions too. That will really show how much of a FNG I really am. haha
     
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    Welcome to CT, maddog! :wavey: