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Roll Call: Accidental Discharge

By Mikey, Retired LAPD

…or “how I almost got fired,” as a recruit!

 

It was probably the second month of my LAPD academy training and we were in formation preparing to march up to the combat range to do some shooting. 878 more words

Writer's Notes

Roll Call: Larry and the Short-cut

By Mikey, retired LAPD

 

It was the winter of 1978 and as I recall the rain was relentless, not unlike what we have just experienced this year (2016). 548 more words

Police Car

Roll Call: Kemet, Kessel Run Games and Mansions of Madness: What Lies Within

Roll Call summarizes recent gaming exploits, and who was doing the exploiting. Kessel Run gaming store, Kemet, and Mansions of Madness: What Lies Within… 1,460 more words

Board Game

Roll Call

Is a roll call needed…?  Some will understand as the more recent energy may have taken one on quite a journey/experience/process.  Or may have been felt as a workout (Up, down, UP) or half marathon (and that hitting the wall moment).  347 more words

Spiritual Writing

Roll Call: The Kitchen Knife and the 5150

By Mikey, Retired LAPD 

Rampart Division, 1992, shortly after the riots things were settling down, different, but settling down. Just as this 19-year veteran of the LAPD thinks he has all figured out, reality back-hands you, square on the face. 620 more words

Officers

Roll Call: The Norton Avenue Incident

A new column, “Roll Call,” appears  on alternate Sundays starting today. The author is called “Mikey.” In the ongoing mission to bring the real stories to literature, television, movies, the internet, Mikey has joined Hal Collier and Ed Meckle from LAPD to share his tales. 869 more words

Officer Needs Help

Roll Call: Chicago Way x 2, Spyfall, Betrayal at House on the Hill w/ Widow's Walk, Mansions of Madness

Roll Call summarizes the past week’s gaming exploits, and who was doing the exploiting. With a week-long holiday there was a ton of gaming this past week or two. 1,450 more words

Board Game