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05-22-06, 10:47 PM #1
Greetings from the small town of Oakland, MS, where yours truly was recently appointed as Chief of Police. I look forward to my time here, and I am particularly interested in hearing from other small-town Chiefs or Officers.HOOK 'EM UP!!!
05-22-06, 10:48 PM #2
I work full time for a county agency, but part time in a village, population 1500. I love it!For the morning will come. Brightly will it shine on the brave and true, kindly upon all who suffer for the cause, glorious upon the tombs of heroes. Thus will shine the dawn.
05-22-06, 10:53 PM #3FishTail Guest
Welcome. Be sure to send your details to Chris2001 so we can let you in to the LEO only area.
05-22-06, 11:15 PM #4
Welcome to LEF!No one has greater love than this, to lay down ones life for ones friends - John 15:13
"The Wicked Flee When No Man Pursueth: But The Righteous Are Bold As A Lion".
We lucky few, we band of brothers. For he who today sheds his blood with me shall be my brother.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~The opinions, beliefs, and ideas expressed in this post are mine, and mine alone. They are NOT the opinions, beliefs, ideas, or policies of my Agency, Police Chief, City Council, or any member of my department.
05-22-06, 11:41 PM #5
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05-22-06, 11:44 PM #6
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05-23-06, 12:01 AM #7
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05-23-06, 01:45 AM #8Originally Posted by keith758
The town I'm over has a population of high-five to low-six hundred.HOOK 'EM UP!!!
05-23-06, 01:48 AM #9
05-23-06, 02:53 AM #10
Welcome to the Forum, Chief!"My motivation is slipping, people bug me, and I'm tired of wasting my time on drivel."
- Rep. Otis Pike (D - NY)
05-23-06, 06:27 AM #11
Hello and welcome to LEF!
A smile cost nothing, but gives so much.
It enriches those who receive it,without making poorer those who give.It takes but a moment, but the memoryof it sometimes lasts forever.
None is so rich or mighty that hecan get along without it,and none is so poor but thathe can be made rich by it.
A smile creates happiness in the home,fosters goodwill in business,and is the countersign of friendship.
It brings rest to the weary,cheer to the discouraged, sunshine to the sad,and it is nature's best antidote for trouble.
Yet it cannot be bought, begged, borrowed,or stolen, for it is something that is of novalue to anyone until it is given away.
Some people are too tired to give you a smile.Give them one of yours, as none needs a smileso much as he who has no more to give.
- author unknown
05-23-06, 06:42 AM #12
Welcome to LEF!
05-23-06, 09:03 AM #13
Welcome to LEF! Enjoy the funIt is better to be tried by 12, than carried by 6.
An invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet, regardless of time, place, or circumstance. The thread may stretch or tangle, but will never break.
In vino veritas!
05-23-06, 09:06 AM #14
05-23-06, 10:41 AM #15
Welcome to LEF!
05-23-06, 11:07 AM #16
Hi and Welcome, mhorton!
05-23-06, 11:49 AM #17
I just went to a village board meeting last night because a couple of farmers on the board wanted to abolish the Village P.D. and depend on the county to provide law enforcement services. About 200 people showed up and the police department received unanimous support! It's great to work in a community where you are not only valued, but respected as well. There were even a couple of local "problems" there, and they voted to keep us!For the morning will come. Brightly will it shine on the brave and true, kindly upon all who suffer for the cause, glorious upon the tombs of heroes. Thus will shine the dawn.
05-23-06, 03:40 PM #18
Ut oh... brass is here
Just kidding, welcome to LEF Chief.In law enforcement, the customer is ALWAYS wrong.
In God we trust. Everyone else is run through NCIC.
Sometimes there is justice. Sometimes there is just us.
I'd rather be tried by 12 then carried by 6.
The opinions given in my posts do not necessarily reflect the opinions, views, policies, and/or procedures of my employing agency. They are my personal opinions only.
05-23-06, 03:57 PM #19
We are the thin blue line
and all the money in the world.
And no you can't have any.
05-24-06, 12:26 AM #20
"...depend on the county to provide law enforcement services. ..."
Funny you should bring that up. A similar situation here is how I ended up with this job. I'll send you a PM with the details, I don't want to get too much off topic.
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