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The National Police Collector show will be held in Lansing Michigan, in the Convention Center on June 26-28, 2009.


Host hotel is the Lansing Radisson Hotel


Hours are 9 am - 6 pm Saturday and Sunday .  Friday is the set up day for table holders. Chris Jensen is the host.  Tables are ($80) wall and ($60) interior with one free admission. Contact cjensen@streamwood.net for more info

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Me and my Dad are going


-Ralph Jr, Sheriff's Explorer
Retired Officer's Son
www.RalphsPoliceCollection.weebly.com

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Just got the time off today to go and plane tickets are purchased.  Never been to Michigan so I'm trying to figure out what the local flavor will be and what is everyone going to be interested in at the show.  I'm going to be limited to just looking for Idaho of course but am trying to decide what to bring in trade stock. Any ideas or suggestions are welcomed

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I am so looking forward to this show, this will be my first National show but I can only attend on Sunday.  Hope to see you all  there.

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wish I could go, but i'm going to be gone fishing that week in Minnesota

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I'll be there Saturday...anyone hear anything about an admission price???


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I think it's around $5 a day per person.

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I need some phone #s of people who are going, to meet up


-Ralph Jr, Sheriff's Explorer
Retired Officer's Son
www.RalphsPoliceCollection.weebly.com

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Rate This | Posted almost 5 years ago

 

I would love to go, but this wedding of mine cost me a fortune, so I have no spending money :(.  Maybe next year...


justin


www.justinspolicecollection.com

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Hey Justin,


Too bad but I understand the finances part.  There are a few of us from the West Coast rolling out for it.  I despise flying in part because I don't get along with TSA folks or the airlines including paying for them, but I'm biting the bullet on this one.  There are generally more patches than the eye can see at a Nationals.  My first one was in 2007 in Reno.  I learned quickly Reno PD does not appreciate the Reno 911 references.  However, I also learned that a National show is truly an experience to have.  Bring patches and bring money (haha).  I picked up 25 Idaho patches that I needed at Reno.  I hope to pick up another 15-20 this year.  Additionally the networking is great.  Rather than just emailing or chatting on the phone you get a face and a handshake to make the name.  Although there are exceptions with some.  When I'm not roving I'll be at Smrfcop's table with her and her K9 patches. 

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Hey Ryan,


I'd love to be able to go myself but I don't think my wife would let me travel 5000 miles to a patch show (unless she came with me & went shopping)!!!


Do me a favour? If you get a chance keep an eye open for any Newcastle, Jack, Laura, Lorain or Sharon patches for me!


Take Care,


Dave.  www.freewebs.com/daverpol


 

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I'll be there both days more then likely!


 


Im also going to see my buddy do his stand up routine (3 time World's Funniest Cop) he is a Sgt with the State Police here.


If anyone is going shoot me a PM.


I know the area somewhat so I can help with local stuff the best I can.  Not I'll make some calls.


 

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Oh and as it stands there are about 200 tables reserved so far if memory serves me correctly.  I'll have to check with my buddy on that though.

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My group is at tables  #154 and 155 , stop by and say Hello

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I had a link to layout and the listing of who was at what table. 




CMH do you have it by chance?  My buddy is Mike Duvall

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Hey bigd51111,


go to :  www.streamwood.net/police2009htm    you will find the link to the table holders . if you have a problem google national police collectors show.


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bigd5111 says ...



I'll be there both days more then likely!


 


Im also going to see my buddy do his stand up routine (3 time World's Funniest Cop) he is a Sgt with the State Police here.


If anyone is going shoot me a PM.


I know the area somewhat so I can help with local stuff the best I can.  Not I'll make some calls.


 



Hey bigd5111,


Do you have any further info ont eh stand up routine?  When, where, etc?  It may be some good relief after the show. 

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I don't right yet but I'll call him and ask him later today.

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Sure would be grateful if anyone comes across a Washington DC Metropolitan Police collector and grabs their information.....I would love to be there but to many cut backs in Massachusetts for me to afford it . I am sure I am not alone, sucks to be a cop now adays....


http://www.dcmetropolicecollector.com

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Hey Dave, I got you covered.  I printed off the list and hopefully will find something for you.  Wish me luck for the both of us!


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Hey Ryan,


I'd love to be able to go myself but I don't think my wife would let me travel 5000 miles to a patch show (unless she came with me & went shopping)!!!


Do me a favour? If you get a chance keep an eye open for any Newcastle, Jack, Laura, Lorain or Sharon patches for me!


Take Care,


Dave.  www.freewebs.com/daverpol 


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Booth 200 (Brian Bartlett)  he does challange coin artwork for free then has coins made.


 


Great guy (Deputy) friend of mine. 


Stop by and ask about coins.

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HERE IT IS GUYS!


 


Comedian and (Troop Sgt) Dwayne Gill


http://www.connxtionscomedyclub.com/default/index.cfm/lansing-events/


 


June 25th - 8PM


June 26th - 8PM & 10PM


June 27th - 8PM & 10PM


 


MAP:


http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=connxtions+comedy+club+lansing+MI&ie=UTF8&ll=42.798676,-84.552155&spn=0.100513,0.228996&z=12&iwloc=A


Connxtions Comedy Club


2900 N. East St.


Lansing, MI‎ 


(517) 374-4242‎


 


 

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Rate This | Posted almost 5 years ago

 

Thanks bigd5111!  Looks like good times.  I'm going to try to attend the 2000 hrs show on Sat. night. 

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Hey guys I reserved a table for the 10PM show on Saturday at the comedy club.




Address is


 


2900 N. East St.


Lansing, Mi  


It's about 2-3 Miles from the show site and as long as we get there by 945PM they will hold the table.  I reserved for 4-5 but they said if we have more show then it's not a problem.


Tickets are $15.    Just so you know and we can get them at the door.    Dwayne is expecting me so it'd be nice to have a good showing. 

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Dangit!  You had to go for the later show.  I'm going to the 2000 hrs show as by 2230 I'd likely be out of service. 


bigd5111 says ...



Hey guys I reserved a table for the 10PM show on Saturday at the comedy club.




Address is


 


2900 N. East St.


Lansing, Mi  


It's about 2-3 Miles from the show site and as long as we get there by 945PM they will hold the table.  I reserved for 4-5 but they said if we have more show then it's not a problem.


Tickets are $15.    Just so you know and we can get them at the door.    Dwayne is expecting me so it'd be nice to have a good showing. 


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I only picked the later one becuse most of the people at the show won't get out till after 2100

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We leave in 24 hours for the drive up to Lansing. Looking forward to meeting  you guys, don't forget to stop by  table #154 and say Hi


Be Safe,


Guy

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Rate This | Posted almost 5 years ago

 

So how was Nationals for those who went?  I am planning on going next year, but hopefully I will be at a department at that time, so we'll have to wait and see about time off.


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Justin,


 


 


    Nationals were beyond horrible this year as Guy, Bill and Ryan can attest to.  I put it on par with the Chicago show a few years who with low vendor and hobbyist turn out.


The company that ran it didn't advertise at all.  The local police in the area didn't know thing one about it until we told them at the ball game and in face to face encounters. 


The largest collector in the state is a Chief in East Lansing (Next town to the east which is where MSU is) and he didn't know a thing about it.  Frankly he was pissed and refused to come on Sunday becuase of it.


 


That company won't be doing anymore shows I hope.




Next year it's in St. Louis, Mo.  All things told there are already more tables sold for that show then we had in Lansing.  The guys running that show ran the Louisville show last year and it went over extremely well.

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bigd5111,


From the sounds of it, I am glad I missed this one!  I am hoping I can make it to St. Louis next time around, but it all depends on my life at that time and if I get a job in a department.  I would be pissed too if I were the chief.  One thing I was kind of angry about was that they were going to have some auction thing at this one and they were going to advertise in PC-News and online...I never saw it anyway?!  I was looking forward to bidding and getting some great deals.  Oh well.  I curious to hear what others say about it.


thanks for the feedback.


Justin


 

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