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The Elephant in the Corner

Published on December 19, 2010 By Sandra

My heart was racing and adrenalin was surging through my body when I woke with a start. ———— In my dream, another officer and I were approaching a man seated at an outdoor cafe table. He had his back to us and his table was up against the big picture window of the cafe.  As […]

Follow Up to ‘Short, Sweet and to the Point’

Published on December 16, 2009 By Sandra

Back in March I posted a two liner titled “Short, Sweet and to the Point” after a Vancouver police officer and her partner were involved in a shooting.  At the time I could not comment on the incident as it was under active investigation.  The Abbotsford Police Department was in charge of the investigation and yesterday they […]

Goal Oriented Suspects

Published on August 29, 2009 By Sandra

I read an excellent PoliceOne.com article titled “The tale of two videos: A unique training opportunity” written by Officer David Smith, where he discusses two videos that have been making the rounds in the United States.  In both videos, police officers face off with resistant subjects and the officers resort to using force to try […]

Short, Sweet & to the Point

Published on March 25, 2009 By Sandra

I watched the news last night when I probably shouldn’t have:  We’re damned if we do, and damned if we don’t.