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    Old things new...

    I guess I have been registered on here for quite some time, but I have rarely logged on. I suppose there were reasons enough for that, as well as using this log-on (a play on my last name). I've been assured those reasons are a thing of the past, so here I am.

    Many will know me by "Switchback". I would have registered with it, but my email already had this name on it. Ah well.

    Anywho, for those who don't know me, I am a U.S. Marshal. I have been doing it for about 14 years now. I've been doing fugitive work exclusively for a long time now. I did a stint as a sniper on our Special Operations Group for many years, doing a little of this and that here and there. I recently gave it up for a promotion and just do the hide-and-seek thing these days.

    Well, that's that... nothing much else to me. I'll get to work on the verification thing next.

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    Well welcome aboard/back.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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    -Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"

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    Just because your sign off after you're shift is done, doesn't mean that it's over and put blinders on. You're a cop 24/7 wether you like it or not. If thats something you can't handle, you should find a new line of work!

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    Thanks for the great welcome, guys (and gals).

    FYI, Reca offered to change my name. While I was not going to bother him with asking, I certainly will take him up on the offer... so, expect to see Switchback floating around here soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sweet_thing View Post
    Thanks for the great welcome, guys (and gals).

    FYI, Reca offered to change my name. While I was not going to bother him with asking, I certainly will take him up on the offer... so, expect to see Switchback floating around here soon.
    Switchback will be back! That's awesome!

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    ...and is it just me, or are there a lot of (presumably) LSU fans around here?!?!?!



    Don't worry... I am not hating. While a little fanatical down there, I feel a bit of connection after all the time I have spent, hanging out in Louisiana over the years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sweet_thing View Post
    ...and is it just me, or are there a lot of (presumably) LSU fans around here?!?!?!



    Don't worry... I am not hating. While a little fanatical down there, I feel a bit of connection after all the time I have spent, hanging out in Louisiana over the years.
    For some random unfathomable reason, there happens to be a huge number of LEOs from Louisiana on this site. They have been affectionately nicknamed the Swamp Mafia.

    You can observe and participate in talk about gators and stuff here:

    http://officerresource.com/forums/f4...-thread-29720/


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