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01-20-09, 06:51 PM #1
Greetings from Vancouver, Canada
Thanks to all of you who have already sent me greetings through my original sign on - I'm still trying to familiarize myself with this site, so imagine my surprise when I saw all the 'hello's' a few minutes ago. What a warm welcome!
I've been a police officer with the Vanvouver Police Department (Canada) since 1995, and have been assigned to the Dog Squad since 2005 where I work with my four-legged partner, Police Service Dog Hondo. Just recently I was given permission to author a blog for the department, and it was through comments left on the blog that I found this great site.
Again, thank you for the welcome, and I'm looking forward to becoming a part of this community.
Vancouver Police Department
Vancouver, BC, Canada
01-20-09, 06:52 PM #2
We're glad to have you here!
01-20-09, 07:25 PM #3
Welcome! Great blog!
01-21-09, 02:12 AM #4
Welcome"An Unarmed man can only flee from evil, and evil is not overcome by fleeing from it." Jeff Cooper
Some people are meant to be the police......Some people are meant to call the police!!!
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Not all Muslims are Terrorists, but all Terrorists are Muslim.
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01-21-09, 03:20 AM #5
Glad to have you aboard!
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01-21-09, 03:35 AM #6
howdy'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!'
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01-21-09, 06:27 AM #7
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01-21-09, 09:32 AM #9
Welcome also from Louisiana and enjoy the site.Do not war for peace. If you must war, war for justice. For without justice there is no peace. -me
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01-21-09, 12:05 PM #10
Welcome! If your avatar is a picture of Hondo, then he is a handsome dog, eh?CHIRP! CHIRP!
01-21-09, 12:37 PM #11
Welcome from South Louisiana................Swamp Mafia
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
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01-21-09, 12:52 PM #12
Car 4I would like my country back. I used to believe that one man could never destroy this country. Not so sure anymore!
01-21-09, 01:20 PM #13
Hello and Welcom to O/R. We are glad to have you! I also enjoyed the article posted on our front page that you wrote. I look forward to reading more of your articles, and am excited to have you as part of our family. If you need anything just ask.
01-21-09, 05:23 PM #14
Welcome from the show me stateDefend us in battle. Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil.
01-21-09, 10:11 PM #15
Welcome to O/R. You have a great blog and we're glad to have you here...Calm Like A Bomb...
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01-22-09, 07:49 PM #16
Hello & Welcome Sandra, Nice to hear from you, I think it is great that your Department allows you to blog. NYPD has a bi-monthly magazine, called the Spring 3100. Each precinct/unit usuallly assigns a person to send in comments, whether it being jobs well done, birth announcements, promotions and other happenings in the command. What ever is written has to be approved first by the Precinct's Commanding Officer, then the Borough's C.O and then Spring 3100 itself, hence plenty of censorship. So Kudos to you for writings and your department for allowing it!
By the way, Great Partner you got there! Hondo!
01-22-09, 08:09 PM #17
Hi and welcome!Never approach a bull by the front, a horse from behind, or an idiot from any direction.
01-23-09, 12:10 AM #18
Thank you all again for the warm welcome.
And yes, 2 Blue 4 U, it is impressive that my department approved my idea of authoring. I wasn't expecting them to be so receptive to the idea, but apparently wonders never cease. What's really nice is that I'm able to write on pretty much whatever I'd like to, and the department does not edit the blog in any way. Mind you, I think it's clear that the posts are all written from my point of view, and I've taken the risk off of the department by saying all the opinions are my own etc etc.
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