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Brian_max50

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Posted about 7 years ago

 

I retired yesterday after serving proudly for 20 years. I'm moving to West bradenton/Sarasota line to work for my brothers law firm as a Private Investigator. I am 40 years old and had a great career which as you see started early. I wanted to ask you guys and gals out there for any other suggestions that I could do for work with a nice resume with plenty of training. I thank all of you for any assistance.. You all stay safe!

Doctorlako

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Congratulations Doctor! A friend of mine retired a year ago from the job and now he drives limos. He said he loves it. He makes a little scratch on the side and has some funny stories. Good luck to you.


Go practice falling down, I'll be there in a minute

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At first you enjoy your time and then it slowly gets boring at least it did for me. I have been out now for 3 years and miss it alot and thinking of getting back in at least as a reserve officer. I have kept up on my certification as of yet maybe I never wanted to leave. Good luck and take care out there.

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Guys, thank you for the comments, it is deeply appreciated!

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Doc here ya go from a laid back Texan, golf, fish, hunt, sex, beer, recliner, woodshop, softball, 4-wheelers thats what you should be looking into brother enjoy your retirement you earned it.


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Lawman, thank you, now tht sounds great!! God Bless brother!

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Come down to Texas this duck season I will show you one hell of a shooting time.


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Congratulations on your retirement. Thank you for the years that you have put in. Whatever you decide to do in your retirement, hope you are happy. Good luck!! That many years it is going to be an adjustment for you and your family.

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Well, I must say good luck to you. I know after I left only three months ago, I wanted and still want to pull my hair out. It sounds like you have something good going for you with your brother's law firm. Stay busy, relax and enjoy it.

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have fun doc , let me know in a couple of months how you liking it....................


...don't play with me , i'll keep you way up after your bedtime.....

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Doc... thanks for your service! I hope you enjoy your retirement... but I have a feeling you'll be missing it soon enough.

Brian_max50

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Thank you all for the great comments, you all still out there on the streets, BE SAFE!

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Congrats Doc, now you don't have to hide that fishing pole in your patrol car anymore............lol
good lucky and god bless

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Good luck to you Doc, what ever you decide to do. I think I would take up the fishing and as hard as it is, learn to relax a little. 20 years is a pretty good career and one to be proud of. You deserve some time to just take it easy. The trouble with this job is it's not a job but a way of life. We are not programed like the general public and that is a little hard to get away from. I have six years to go and only hope I can just travel a little and fish.

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Congrats Doctorlako, Thanks for your service. Good luck in retirement.

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blackwater.. halliburton...
a year in iraq.. 150k...

stay healthy (the median lifespans for retired coppers after retirement is very short)
stay involved
volunteer
maintain contacts.. dont let them die
get your P.I. license
take any trining anyone will give you
maintain your skills...

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I want to thank all of you for your great comments and suggestions! Be safe and God Bless you all !!

Brian

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Tx_LawMan said:

Come down to Texas this duck season I will show you one hell of a shooting time.

is the invite open to all or just retirees???

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Open to all... Thank you for checking the topic out..

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Enjoy retirement Doc, I'll join you in just 17 short years

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Brother, if I was you I would look into the position as a instructor for the new Iraqi police! The pay is unreal and you quality. I would have done this in a heartbeat if I could have passed the physical. Enjoy your retirement my brother and mostly congratulations on your 20 years service. Thanks

Brian_max50

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Thank you brother Robocop!! Much appreciated!

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ssw27054 said:

Enjoy retirement Doc, I'll join you in just 17 short years

My brother, it will be there before you know it! I started at 20 and ended at 40! Be safe and God Bless!

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Congratulations, Doctorlako! And indeed, thank you for 20 years of faithful service. I have spent a little bit of time in the Bradenton area-- just lovely there.

I've noticed retired cops doing lots of different things, some VERY different from what they did previously. There's one in the area that became a licensed massage therapist; one who opened a music store; one who is teaching. Anything is possible, depending on your interests. You've spent two decades learning how to read people, honing a BUNCH of different skills. What would you like to explore now? Now is a chance to think creatively and set out in a whole new direction, if that's what you feel like. Can be exciting!

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Retire...that's what I keep forgetting to do!

Good luck, Doc!


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Congratulations on your retirement and thank you for the many years of service!! If you were relocating to California I could definietly point you in the right direction for a new career venture as I know a former police officer who has his own Executive Protection firm who's clients are high profile individuals. Let me know if you ever come out this way!

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Doctorlako - Congratulations on your retirement, although I guess if you are continuing to work, you are not exactly retired - anyhow good luck and don't forget to pay a visit to the Retirement Forum to check out how we are doing.