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    Academy Grad come Monday

    It's been a long road but come Monday I'll be officially OTJ here in NJ with a great department, just wanted to share my excitement and also ask everyone's opinions on do's and don'ts for my first roll call...

    Dave

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    Congratulations. Do bring doughnuts for the veterans. Don't act like you know everything there is to know about L.E. because you just got out of the academy. Don't offer your opinions on anything unless asked. Do stay safe and have fun.
    SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM

    "It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
    -Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"

    Far from being a handicap to command, compassion is the measure of it. For unless one values the lives of his soldiers and is tormented by their ordeals , he is unfit to command.
    -General Omar Bradley, United States Army

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    Congrats! Pay close attention to your FTO. Watch, listen, and learn. Ask questions.
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    Congrats. Stay focused.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkzV5AIK8iM
    "When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that justifies it." -- Frederic Bastiat

    "Certainly there is no hunting like the hunting of man and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never really care for anything else thereafter." Ernest Hemingway

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    Kind of cliched, but just take one day at a time. You will screw up, just learn from it and don't do it again.
    RIP Sarah Noll~11-8-87 to 4-17-08

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    keep your eyes and ears open. Watch and learn from your FTOs and the other veterans there
    'Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a
    delusional, illogical liberal minority, and rabidly
    promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which
    holds forth the proposition that it is entirely
    possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'

    A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity. Sigmund Freud

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    Congratulations! Now be quiet and listen. We have 2 ears and 1 mouth for a reason. Listen twice before speaking once. I'm still learning that lesson.
    Do not war for peace. If you must war, war for justice. For without justice there is no peace. -me

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    Congrats!....I just got out of the academy back in April.

    Now it's time for the real learning!

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    Wiping the turds of humanity from the ass of society from 1600 to midnight.

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    DO: shut the hell up; do as you're told; study in your off time; try your best

    DON'T: be lazy or complacent now that you're out (lots of rooks think "Well, I'm a cop now!" Not necessarily...still a recruit here until you graduate from FTO); have a closed mind
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    he (Obama) doesn't have a birth certificate because he wasn't born, he was created in a Muslim witch's cauldron!
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    Definitely appreciate all the advice being thrown my way, I'll continue to share my adventures so stay tuned. lol

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    Congratulations!!!!

    As a Training Officer... the best advice I can give you is: Ask questions, study your law, know who and what you can stop and why, keep your eyes open, and listen to your trainer..

    Good Luck and Be Safe...

    As mentioned before Have Fun!!!
    INCUSTODY1015

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    Remember, the FTO's breakfast is on you...

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    That's it everyone! Doing a once over of the uniform and have a dry run practice session at 2pm (EST)...Graduation kicks off at 7pm (EST)...and I'm pretty psyched to say the least.

    Thanks to all you guys who chimed in with advice the next time I login to the forum it will be as an Officer..lol

    Dave

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    Rock and Roll man.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkzV5AIK8iM
    "When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that justifies it." -- Frederic Bastiat

    "Certainly there is no hunting like the hunting of man and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never really care for anything else thereafter." Ernest Hemingway

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    Congrats!!!!!!!! You are now a proud member of the baddest ass gang in the land.........;-) Keep your head up, eyes open and learn something everyday. Be the last one standing!!!!!!!!!!
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    Congrats man. I will be in your shoes one day.

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    theres more than tickets

    patrol your zone ..back up your partner...know where your at and where your going

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    Congrats Man!!! I look forward to being in your shoes one day!!!

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    serpico155 is offline Rookie
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    thats good ..like the others said ...be a sponge..soak up what your fto tells u ..and keep your opinons [while your in training ]..too yourself

 

 

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