Mystery Writers Forum

Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Advanced search  

News:

Please read this important notice about the November 2018 outage.

collapse collapse
* Search



* User Info
 
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

* Who's Online
  • Dot Guests: 14
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 0

There aren't any users online.

Pages: [1]   Go Down

Author Topic: I'm a guest blogger today  (Read 1261 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Lee Lofland

  • Expositor
  • *****
  • Karma: 26
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 649
    • www.leelofland.com
I'm a guest blogger today
« on: September 20, 2007, 01:09:24 PM »

Hi guys. I'm guest blogging today at http://workingstiffs.blogspot.com/

Check it out if you get a chance.

Logged
There are no perfect crimes, merely imperfect investigations.

www.leelofland.com

dhparker

  • Ink-Stained Wretch
  • *****
  • Karma: 47
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 1,105
    • Donna Parker's Home Page
Re: I'm a guest blogger today
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2007, 04:32:17 PM »

Lee, your guest blog entry and the comments others made on the topic were sobering.  We ought to keep such things in mind when we're creating our fictional officers--and appreciate the real ones more than we do.  Thank you for the link.

Donna

Elena

  • Ink-Stained Wretch
  • *****
  • Karma: 91
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 1,758
Re: I'm a guest blogger today
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2007, 12:03:54 AM »

Hey Lee,
Thank you - fascinating blog. 
And, I really appreciated your saying in a few words what really goes on.  There is too much pussyfooting around the topic.  I wasn't required to do as much training as the police were and I thought about that a lot.  If I was supposedly trained to carry concealed it seemed to me that I should be required to do as much practice work as everyone else.  It did make me feel as though I was a potential liability in a tense situation.

Fortunately, I rarely carried my gun, and even more fortunately I never used it except on the range.  Though I did practice getting it out and into position quite a bit on my own.  Figured while I wasn't confident about what I might hit, I could at least look professional that far.

Elena
Logged
"Head for the round house Maude, they can't corner us there!"
Pages: [1]   Go Up
 


* Calendar
July 2020
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4
5 [6] 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31

No calendar events were found.

Paying the bills...

* Forum Staff
admin Bob Mueller
Administrator
admin MWF Bot
Administrator
gmod MysteryAdmin
Global Moderator
gmod laurihart
Global Moderator

Page created in 0.059 seconds with 46 queries.

SimplePortal 2.3.3 © 2008-2010, SimplePortal