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Subway Savvy

They had me fooled…a little bit. I had them fooled…a lot.

Recent news reports speak of the dangers of sleeping in the subway. There were comments in the newspapers, radio and TV that police should be catching criminals who prey on people instead of harassing passengers by waking them. 1,146 more words


Transit Police hold contest to name new bomb-sniffing dog

TransLink’s newest recruit has everything it takes to succeed — a good attitude, good problem-solving abilities, excellent people skills.

Everything, that is, except a name. 130 more words


Epitaphs...Our Own

Det. Vincent Romeo was buried yesterday.

See previous post: http://wherethesundontshine.net/2016/01/27/the-detective-producer/

When I attended his wake and spoke with his family and friends I saw floral sprays  that were reflective of Vinnie’s career in law enforcement. 599 more words


The Detective Producer

“Damn! I knew this wasn’t right! But she said it was cool.”

Detective Vincent Romeo died recently at sixty years of age from natural causes. 778 more words


Deputy Chief Doug LePard's appointment as top Transit Police cop questioned by Taxpayers Federation

Vancouver police Deputy Chief Doug LePard is leaving the force to head the Metro Vancouver Transit Police, but some are questioning the move.

LePard is retiring after 35 years of service with the VPD, but Jordan Bateman with Canadian Taxpayers Federation says it is a job change that should set off alarm bells for B.C. 381 more words


Vancouver deputy police chief leaves VPD

VANCOUVER – After 35 years with the Vancouver Police Department, a prominent officer is leaving the force to run another.

Deputy Chief Doug LePard will be in charge of the Metro Vancouver Transit Police, although an exact date for the start of his new job has not been announced. 144 more words


Former MBTA Officer Charged With Civil Rights Violations Held On $1K Bail

BOSTON (CBS) — A former MBTA Transit Police officer was held on $1,000 bail for allegedly beating a Roxbury woman at the Dudley Square T station two years ago after that woman spoke out about possible abuse by the officer. 575 more words