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Ramblings: Hey, I'm a Good Guy!

By Hal Collier, Retired LAPD

I was working the Operations West Bureau Violent Crime Task force (OWB-VCTF). Now we were in plain clothes and I hadn’t shaved in three or four days, much to my wife’s disapproval.  577 more words

Ramblings By Hal

Ramblings: Lost on Loan, part 3

By Hal Collier, retired LAPD

In my last Ramblings, I couldn’t find another officer who needed help when I was on loan to another division. This time I got lost looking for a whole police station. 409 more words

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Everybody's Favorite- Nutrition!

For the record, I have had a life-long struggle with food.  It started when I was in 3rd grade and my parents let me come home from school every day instead of going to my baby-sitter’s house.   1,130 more words

The Half Marathon Decision

Hello!  Welcome back!  I wanna call you guys “constant reader”, but that’s Stephen King’s thing and I might get in some sort of legal trouble.  Plus this is only my second post so….hey guys! 596 more words


Hi there!  Welcome to my blog!  This is my very first ever blog and I wanted to talk about my experience over the past year+ starting running again and training for the LA Marathon.   483 more words