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Roll Call: LAPD's First PIT Maneuver

By Mikey, Retired LAPD

During 2005, the department was training its officers on the Pursuit Intervention Technique or PIT maneuver. [The link here is for a recent PIT incident in LA. 843 more words

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Seeing the Invisible

Sometimes we can’t see diversity.

Often times we consider diversity to be something that we see or hear on the outside…skin color, languages spoken, or other “physical” traits.   530 more words

Bret's $.02

Roll Call: The Mexican Restaurant Robbers and Sarge

By Mikey, Retired LAPD

The LAPD has many specialized units that do some pretty spectacular things. With few exceptions, the officers who work these units all started in patrol, the back bone of the department. 830 more words

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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

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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