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Thread: Another "wear your vest" thread
04-29-11, 10:11 AM #1
Another "wear your vest" thread
I figured since we already had one thread dedicated to wearing your vest...why not a second.
This occurred last year. The officer took a shotgun slug to the chest in an ambush. This didn't happen too far from where I live. I don't know the officer, but I went to college with his brother who is also a police officer.
Shot Officer: ‘I Hung Up Without Telling Her I Loved Her’ « CBS MinnesotaNo 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.
04-29-11, 03:09 PM #2
I wear my vest.Do not war for peace. If you must war, war for justice. For without justice there is no peace. -me
We are who we choose to be.
R.I.P. Arielle. 08/20/2010-09/16/2012
04-29-11, 05:38 PM #3
And I wear mine, and I tell my wife and kids I love them...always.Romans 8:28-31
"Anima Sana In Corpore Sano"
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, Sheriff, County Board, or any member of my department.
04-29-11, 07:45 PM #4
04-29-11, 11:23 PM #5
Always wear mine. No excuses.Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.
That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.
If I lived every day like it was my last, the body count would be staggering.
I intend to go in harm's way. -John Paul Jones
Hunt the wolf, and bring light to the dark places that others fear to go. LT COL Dave Grossman
04-29-11, 11:57 PM #6
This is something that I have learned over the years. Never miss an opportunity to tell your loved ones how much you love them, for you will never know which moment shall be your last.
I hope and pray that each and every one of you in this profession will always wear a vest. This may be uncommon coming from someone outside of Law Enforcement, but I personally want all of you to be able to go home to your families at the end of your shifts, and to live another day.
Choose The Right. When you're doing whats right, then you have nothing to worry about.
Not a LEO
In memory of Sgt. Howard K. Stevenson 1965 - 2005. Ceres Police Dept.
In memory of Robert N. Panos 1955 - 2008 Ceres Police Dept.
04-30-11, 01:53 AM #7
I bought my 1st one when it cost more than I made in 2 months. I've always said "if you're wearing the target, wear the vest".
As I head for the door, I can always count on her telling me to "be careful", but for 27 years of doing this the last thing said by both is still "I love you".Blessed are the the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. MATT 5:10
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