Why now?

Discussion in 'Cop Talk' started by PinkoCommie, Feb 13, 2010.

  1. PinkoCommie

    PinkoCommie Unusual Member

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    Why break into a car right when I am *this* close to being done with my shift? I was already visualizing getting into my car and heading home. Why at 0545? Why not 0200? Or, better yet, right around 0601?

    Oh well, I guess it's OT. At least I have a trainee do write the report ;)
     
  2. MeefZah

    MeefZah Cover is Code 3

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    How insensitive.

    I bet the car owner is mildly annoyed, too.

    :supergrin:
     

  3. KING-PIN

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    Patchman Florist

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    Agreed that the timing was terrible. But since it happened, let's turn this lemon into milk. Conduct the most thorough investigation possible. A pattern crime? Apply for a search warrant? Have the new jack cross all "i" and "t" on all paperwork and you double check everything. Don't forget the sit down breakfast. You're a trainer. You know what to do. :)
     
  5. wprebeck

    wprebeck Have you seen me?

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    Because, at some point during your shift, you either said or thought the following:

    "Man, it sure is quiet tonight."

    :tongueout:
     
  6. wprebeck

    wprebeck Have you seen me?

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    Oh, and because you must work for an agency that doesn't believe that a break-in to auto report can't wait for the oncoming shift.

    That's just silly; they can hold the run for a few minutes. I guess OT is cool with your department?
     
  7. Dragoon44

    Dragoon44 Unfair Facist Lifetime Member

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    If you think that is bad imagine sitting in the squad room 15 min to go till the end of your midnight shift when dispatch calls back with an armed robbery at a circle K. You scramble out and respond.

    When you get there you find out the robbery happened an hour ago. When you demand to know why they didn't call then they say they did.

    Sure enough they had called, we listened to the tapes. The moonbat dispatcher we all detested finally got the boot and good riddance.
     
  8. Hack

    Hack Crazy CO Gold Member

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    Did someone request a moonbat?:whistling:

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  9. Dragoon44

    Dragoon44 Unfair Facist Lifetime Member

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    You know the odd thing is that could be the twin sister of the dispatcher in question.
     
  10. CJStudent

    CJStudent No Longer Fenced In

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    It is, under an assumed name.
     
  11. lawman800

    lawman800 Juris Glocktor

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    It just keeps getting better, don't it?
    We usually don't have to do that and the call will be held for the next shift. I never want those calls unless I had to take them. Cold calls are a waste of OT.
     
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    Snafu Millennium Member

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    How about this: You are ending your midnight shift with the notification to a car owner that his car had been found torched in another jurisdiction. He opens the door, starts to cry and confesses to a homicide that occurred during the night in a third jurisdiction.

    Dang.