Category Archives: Commitment

Of Life and Limb

An online dialogue between some old cops reminded this old cop of an incident from the early days of my law enforcement career.  This particular episode of my time in the field was dangerous, amusing, and are-you-kidding-me all in one … Continue reading

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Badge Heavy

Badge heavy was not a complimentary term when OneOldCop worked the streets. It normally meant an officer who was carried away with the power behind the badge, using it inappropriately. That is not the way the term is being used … Continue reading

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Don’t Blink

Kenny Chesney does a great version of the song, Don’t Blink.  If you’ve never heard it, at least check out the lyrics.  It is a poignant commentary about the way life seems to fly by, in the blink of an eye.  … Continue reading

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