The Newspaper Article

Let me start off by saying, I know I’m a day late and a dollar short in blogging. I’ve been busy. I mean, like I look up and it’s bedtime, or way past it and I still have so much to do before I stop for the night. It’s been that way for over aContinue reading “The Newspaper Article”

Bartlett PD Citizens Police Academy, The Graduation

It’s official, y’all. I’m now a graduate of the Bartlett PD Citizens Police Academy as of April 14th, 2022. I also received an extra award I wasn’t even aware would be handed out, nor that knew I even QUALIFIED for. More on THAT in a bit. (Let’s just say Ole Cap had some fun atContinue reading “Bartlett PD Citizens Police Academy, The Graduation”

Bartlett PD Citizens Police Academy, Field Day!

Public Disclaimer: if you’ve ever wanted to drive a police car like you stole it and NOT get arrested, or shoot a pistol, rifle or shotgun like a sharp shooter taking down a fugitive barricaded inside a house with hostages, this is the day you’ve been waiting for. Y’all. Outside of my singing tour inContinue reading “Bartlett PD Citizens Police Academy, Field Day!”

Bartlett PD Citizens Police Academy Week 6, Part 2, SWAT

The second half of this class was all about the SWAT division and man, was it cool! Men decked out in SWAT gear with their big-ass guns and vehicles and vests and manliness and whatnots. YAAEESSSS! Sign me UPPPP! Testosterone for daaaayyysss! It was what I’d imagine it’s like having the Extraction team there inContinue reading “Bartlett PD Citizens Police Academy Week 6, Part 2, SWAT”

Bartlett PD Citizen Police Academy Week 6 (Part 1, CSI)

This was our last “classroom” event of our course before we graduate, and I’m truly going to miss this group of folks, and going to the Bartlett PD every week. I really like it there and ole Cap, along with the rest of the crew, has been so welcoming and made this 6 week courseContinue reading “Bartlett PD Citizen Police Academy Week 6 (Part 1, CSI)”

Bartlett PD Citizen’s Police Academy Week 5

Week 5 was our introduction into fight club. We had just 1 rule: We don’t talk about fight club. Pysch!!!! In all seriousness, it was all about Defensive Tactics with a dash of drones thrown in for good measure. I’ve gotta be honest, it proved to be a much more difficult subject to summarize forContinue reading “Bartlett PD Citizen’s Police Academy Week 5”

Bartlett PD Citizens Police Academy Week 4

Y’all. First off, let me say this: I WAS SICK THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEK AS WELL AS LAST WEEKEND and tried to get out of this week’s class but the Captain totally “coerced” me with “Awe man. You are going to miss a fun night” and even though that doesn’t LOOK like aContinue reading “Bartlett PD Citizens Police Academy Week 4”