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I felt like Barney Fife himself today

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    It's just one of those day's, Makes for good stories later when it don't hurt so bad.
    Believe it or not, it makes you a better Officer.
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    I hate crummy days like that, maybe all your bad luck happened at once and you'll have a streak of good luck.

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    God bless you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by INccwchris View Post
    just to clarify, not a full LEO. I wear a county uniform but I'm considered private security but with some LEO powers. I can only arrest for felonies and breach of peace misdemeanors(only difference in my powers and a citizens arrest is I am the arresting officer, its not turned over to an IMPD officer who enforces the arrest, I actually make the arrest, do the report, and go to court. I have no powers off duty and to carry I have to have a LTCH off duty. Hold your thanks until I do something worth being thanked for. It's appreciated but not necessary.
    So Blart... Sounds like you had a rough day...

    I keed! I keed! Just giving you a hard time...

    Chris I have days like that too, the only difference is that I am not responsible for the type of stuff you are... My job is an entirely different ball of fish...
    "I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched c-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain."
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    Yep, when it rains it pours. Keep your chin up. At least you didn't violate rule #1.
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    Hell son your just starting out on a long journey down a very long , winding, bumpy road.

    Believe me there will be days that you will look back on this one as just another speed bump on the highway of life.

    What dosen't kill ya will make ya stronger.

    Stay Safe.



    Was it a thick or thin crust pizza and did you get any on your uniform ?
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    Wow! If you're to type to buy lotto tickets...now would NOT be the time. Sorry buddy. Hope the rest of the week is better for you.
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    It coulda been a lot worse. Be thankful you get to go home and sleep in your own bed. Thanks for posting, I'm sure posting about it helps.
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    It can ONLY get better!

    Thanks for all you do!

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    Yup, that certainly qualifies as a bad day alright. Although it kinda sounds more like Goober than Barney.

    Get some rest cause you get to do it all over again tomorrow.
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    thin crust loaded works, I have a long bib that I wear in the car when I eat and can't lean over the table. Uniform stayed clean. It started my good luck streak I think
    "The value you put on the lost will be determined by the sacrifice you are willing to make to seek them until they are found."

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    Sorry to hear about your day. With any luck you had all of your bad incidents for several months combined into a single day, so maybe you won't have any bad luck problems for a while. I've had similar days in the past, and am always glad when they are over.
    "Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws." -Plato

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    Sometimes you have to laugh to keep from crying. Keep your chin up. What are the odds that tomorrow won't be better?

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    Well, it could be lots worse.
    You could be in a different uniform watching out for some other soldiers SIX in Afghanistan.
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    I think Chris has had more NDs than Barney ever did.

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