View Poll Results: Cops only: Do you live in the Small Town or Neighborhood Where You Work?
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No, by choice / bad neighborhood
No, I wish I could but I can't afford to
No, other reason
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10-03-06, 01:03 PM #21
In your area it's earthquakes, and in our area it's tornados, plus a potential airliner crash since we're in the takeoff/landing path of DFW airport... No matter where you go, it's always something
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10-03-06, 01:32 PM #22
My city has a policy that you can have a take home car only if you live within five miles of the city. If you don't, then you have to leave your car at the PD or somewhere in town where the car won't be bothered. Other than that, you can pretty much live where you want.I'm ready for spring!
10-03-06, 03:26 PM #23
I live as far from the Ghetto as I can
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10-04-06, 12:03 AM #24
I live nowhere near any friggin buslines!! You want it you gotta drive!!!
The area where I am is businessess and a few apartment complexes. All of which have high rents. Hey I know the folks I see every damn day can't afford out here. I get to leave my pov and go out of state weeks at a time and hakuna matata!!
I get a take home det. car
10-04-06, 04:41 AM #25
I am a civilian police officer for the US Army and work on base, not active duty military any more and can't live on base, but I live withing about 3 miles of the base.JamesDept of the Army Civilian Police"Loyalty above all else, except Honor"Never forget those who fell on 9/11/01S&W beats 4 Aces every time
10-04-06, 11:20 AM #26
10-04-06, 04:21 PM #27
I am assigned 2 counties and live in one of them. I have a take home car but have my on policy that unless its something really bad ( felony etc. ) I don't police my neighborhood. Its not a bad neighborhood its a small community way out in the country. The same one I grew up in.
10-16-06, 09:49 AM #28
Nope. Not only do I not live in the city I work for, I don't even live in the same county.
I used to (free apartment) but I got real tired of seeing people I had arrested when I was off duty and grocery shopping.A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.
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10-16-06, 10:03 AM #29
10-17-06, 09:32 AM #30UK police officer
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My county is made up of 3 towns, 1 city and many villages.
The stolen vehicle squad that I work in covers the entire county.'The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil,
but because of those who look on and do nothing.'
10-17-06, 12:01 PM #31Big Irish Sausage
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I live in the town I work in. If the guy I want to win gets elected Sheriff in a few weeks, I wont have to move to make the switch to the SO, since I'll be the Deputy in charge of this area of the county.BR
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10-17-06, 12:07 PM #32
I don't live in the city where I work. I wouldn't live there for any amount of money, because the crime rate continues to rise and the neighborhoods continually go down hill. Also, I like to take a break from the city and live in the quiet countryside.The strongest reason for the people to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against the tyranny of government.
That is why our masters in Washington are so anxious to disarm us. They are not afraid of criminals. They are afraid of a populace which cannot be subdued by tyrants.” – Jeff Cooper'
10-18-06, 03:28 AM #33
just moved two counties away.
10-18-06, 01:41 PM #34
I live within my department's jurisdiction. On the better side of a very busy beat.Molly Weasley makes Chuck Norris eat his vegetables.
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10-18-06, 04:01 PM #35
I live in a different state! lol
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