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He should thank his roommate

Published on August 12, 2012 By Sandra

Last night was a busy summer Saturday night – downtown was jammed, there was an event at Roger’s Arena, and backyards were host to a multitude of BBQ parties (including one apparently epic game of beer pong that included an entire street of neighbours – no complaints there, thank goodness, even though I do wonder […]

No “Off” Button

Published on December 26, 2011 By Sandra

If you or someone you know is in law enforcement, you are aware the majority of police officers do not come equipped with an off button.  If they see something wrong or someone in need of assistance, officers will stop and help even if they are off-duty. Yesterday, in the few hours between opening presents […]

We Have a Winner!

Published on December 9, 2010 By Sandra

There were 24 commenters on the Give-Away post, and the random number generator selected this number: 9. So that means our winner is Helen Abear!  Congratulations! Helen, send me an email at sandra@behindtheblueline with your contact information so I know where to send the book. As for the Darwin Awards, I nearly inducted myself into […]

Unpredictable Bus Rider

Published on April 25, 2010 By Sandra

There are several professions where employees/practitioners are subjected to the same cross section of society as police officers: emergency room doctors and nurses, paramedics, fire fighters, teachers, grocery store cashiers and bus drivers.  Besides the obvious daily interaction between police and others in the emergency response and medical fields, police officers and bus drivers are […]

Kudos to the Squad

Published on April 14, 2010 By Sandra

The last few weeks have been a bittersweet experience.  As Hondo and I have been unable to partake in the catching of crooks due to Hondo’s recovery, we have been living vicariously through the working lives of our K9 comrades.  And what a few weeks it has been. I am not able to get into […]