Hello from Tennessee

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    Hello from Tennessee

    Hello everyone! Been reading for a while and really appreciate the info you guys post on this forum. I am a former MP having served for three years in the late 60's. I was a combat MP for the majority of that time so my primary carry weapon was the M-16. I also carried a 1911 Colt .45 auto on my hip everyday and unlike most of you I never really became that fond of the weapon. I hope you don't hold that against me. After my MP days I worked as a county deputy sheriff for two years while awaiting for the next State Police Academy class. Hiring was slow in those days. Mostly my duties as a deputy was serving papers (warrants) and going into peoples homes to make arrests. Unlike the TV shows today where the police go in with umpteen back-ups or swat teams it was not like that back then. We went in alone and it could get nasty in a hurry. You were arresting someone's son, daughter, husband, wife, mother, etc., and it usually did not go down very well. In those days I carred a S&W model 28, higway patrolman .357 magnum and was very proficient with it - on the range at least. While working that job I got a better offer, pay and benefits, and left the LEO field. I have often wondered about what might have been and still think about it often. I've heard that it gets in your blood and I am a firm believer in that.

    I will close my post by saying I truly have the utmost respect for LEO's everywhere and wish god speed to every single one of them.

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