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Discussion in 'Cop Talk' started by Metro566, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. Metro566

    Metro566 Gunfighter

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    Hey guys...I have been lurking the boards for the past few years, but have always refrained from posting. I've gained a bunch of good information from everyone over the years while I served as a Reserve Deputy with a moderately sized Sheriff's Department.

    After following tons of advice on here regarding interviews, backgrounds, psychs, etc, I was recently hired on with a much large Sheriff's Department and get sworn in on Monday.

    I know pretty much no one here knows me, but I wanted to thank you guys for the help you didn't know you gave me and say I look forward to being a "productive" CT poster.

    I will be in training for a grip, but in the end I'm hoping it will pay off. I put a huge "note" on my door that says "Keep your eyes and ears open and your mouth shut" to remind me that all the crap I thought I knew from being a Reserve Deputy doesn't mean a damn thing now that I'm up in the big leagues.

    For aspiring LEO's...I just want to pass this along; I don't know how it will be for you, but the interview has nothing on the psych....goodluck :)
     
  2. m2hmghb

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    Good luck with everything Metro and be safe! BTW is Ca zombieland or is it NYC?
     

  3. Metro566

    Metro566 Gunfighter

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    Southern part of the midwest ;) the people we serve act about the same lol
     
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    indigent Bamboozled

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  5. Ajon412

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    Don't forget to keep your boots shined as well...:rofl:....Best of luck and enjoy the ride.....:wavey:
     
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    Congrats. Stay safe.
     
  7. SCSU74

    SCSU74 St. Cloud Proud

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    shining boots ha, tennis shoes are where its at :)
     
  8. msu_grad_121

    msu_grad_121 BOOSH

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    You can't be a "jack tennis shoe thug," can you? Boo-yah!
     
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    It's a lot different when you get paid.
     
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    jwhite75 Gubmint Worker

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    Several depts in my aarea have outlawed any type of athleitc shoe on duty, and mandate uniform shoes or boots.
     
  11. PuroMexicano

    PuroMexicano VIVA MEXICO !!!

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    SCSU74 St. Cloud Proud

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    i dont even know what that means
     
  13. SCSU74

    SCSU74 St. Cloud Proud

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    in addition to tennis shoes we can also wear cowboy boots :)
     
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    Congrats annd good luck!

    Remember to watch their hands. Always watch the hands..
     
  15. Metro566

    Metro566 Gunfighter

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    Instead of a "jackbooted thug" :)

    And 4949, I will! Thanks everyone...I'm getting anxious to start :supergrin: