Monthly Archives: January 2015

Not So Silent Night

On Christmas Eve 1914 something special happened. German and British troops stopped fighting and killing each other for a few hours. Their actions became the stuff of legends and war stories told over and over to children, grandchildren, and others. … Continue reading

Posted in Civility, Daily Life, Family Vaules, Holidays, Morality, Police | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

19 somethin’ 

Country recording artist Mark Wills released the song “19 somethin’” in 2002. It was an homage to the ‘70s and ‘80s as seen through the eyes of a young man. A young man who grew up playing Pac-Man and watching … Continue reading

Posted in Civility, Ethics, Law Enforcement, Police, Politics | Tagged , ,

A World Apart

Two news stories caught OneOldCop’s attention recently. One was in Fayetteville, North Carolina, the other in Mobile, Alabama. The incidents reported were separated by seven weeks and 900 miles. However, details of the incidents reflect much more separation than the time and … Continue reading

Posted in Civility, Ethics, Family Vaules, Law Enforcement, Morality, Self Protection | Tagged , , , , , , ,