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Swat11_max50

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Posted about 7 years ago

 

Well Dennis Donaghue, I guess the answer to that would be the brotherhood and family atmospere that everyone in law enforcement shares.

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Well put tjb307. Something you (navydennis) will never have a grasp of. Your bridge has been burned.

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yeah i agree with tjb, even though i'm not sworn, i love the fact that everyone looks out for you.. yeah like the brotherhood/sisterhood thing!


Do what you love, Love what you do

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free macdonalds.

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like the respect you were giving females before..you dont have a shot junior.

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how is it when asked about being a cop and what we love, everyone BUT LEO's answer the question? LOL For me...its driving fast, carrying a gun and the way we scare the living shit out of JohnQ public when we swoop behind them for no reason..LMAO!! J/K guys...thats what a lot of people would expect to hear so I thought I would toss it in there for our non-LE persons on the thread.

As tjb307 so well put...it's the brotherhood and knowing you are part of an elite organization that compares to NONE other in the world!! Those of us that are LEO's know what makes us tick and it certainly ISNT the money. I would say that sharing the brotherhood with the elite that call themselves LEO's is worth the shit we have to put up with and listening to people complian how we dont do our jobs well enough. And as far as respect goes, I think the public respects us out of fear, not out of admiration. Granted a few respect us for what we represent but it comes few and far between. Am I wrong in this statement? Help me out fellow LEO's...what do you think?

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the truth as it is for me, yes i love training for the fight verbal or physical, alot of officers have said that they hope that they nevr have to use their gun . not me i hope to meet the monster on the battle field, that is why i train all the time i hope to be the one that takes on the bully. i know what it sounds like but its the truth. i like driving fast and chasing cars thats why i train .i like looking for the one that has victimized a weaker person because he could so i can give them a tast of their own medicine, i live for the times when a suspect says "YOUR NOT TAKING ME TO JAIL"thats like telling me its christmas. if this sounds bad im all ears. i have fought for others most of my life, i carry the scars to prove it. it is how im wired, im looking for the war so that others dont have to live in fear, just the ones that are looking for a fight im right here and you have to get through me first,before you can hurt others. so mister bad guy keep in mind you might take me but you cant break the thin blue line, and no cop fights harder than for a fallen brother.

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Isnt that the truth ODIN!! I can say that nothing compares to assisting a brother(or sister) in need. Granted thats the worse call we can hear come over the radio, however rushing to their aid and bringing a sense of relief to that officer is the best feeling in the world. Even if we are rushing to assist another agency and an officer we may have never met before doesnt mean SHIT. We will still lay down our own life to assist a brother or sister we dont know. Thats the true definition of "brotherhood". I know when I was shot I had officers from agencies 2-3 jurisdictions away rolling to assist me. THATS AWESOME if you ask me. And to all my brothers out there putting your lives on the line...GOD BLESS each one of you!

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fuk-n-a brother,it is the only thing i know.the first shooting i was in dispatch didnt understand that we said officer involved shooting, and put it out as an officer shot, no shit their were sirens for at least 45 min after, on duty off duty patrol swat fire ems officers from the surrounding areas everone that heard the call came before it was over to this day i havent seen so many officers in the same place with the same thing on their mind, they were ready to fight each other to see who would get to take the suspect out. as you can imagine they were a little miffed when they found out the call went out wrong, no blame on anyone for the way the call went out ,but it was good to see what would happen if it was real.

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and little donaghue junior, know this if you were being terrorized and called for my help, the person scareing you would not like to see me comming. and i would do my job no matter what. you will never understand.

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yes the shooting was real but we were not shot.. didnt matter the 3 of us had to see the shrink before we could return to work.

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dennis, they are talking about when you said women don't belong in law enforcement. You called them "bitch pigs". How can you be on that thread about female officers and say what you did (which was deleted because of dennis) and then come on here and talk about how you would help any one of us. You should here what he said about Hispanics and Blacks too.

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The best thing about this job...
Press hard... there are five copies. And I love working the midnights, weekends, holidays, and double shifts with low pay. LOL After all that I still love the job... We are messed up people.

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testify brother.

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Absolutely the challenge of doing, every day, what needs to be done, regardless of the nature of the call or request. I was in LE for 20 years and 2 weeks and loved almost every minute of it. I had FUN almost every day. I enjoyed the challenge of hunting down suspects for almost every imaginable crime, or the wonderful interaction with regular people who just wanted to talk to a cop for some reason. Kids wanting to check out the patrol car, handcuffs, etc. Or simply a lonely person who just wants to chat for awhile. Consoling victims, and catching the perps who victimized them. Putting a bandage on the scuffed knee of a seven year old girl who tripped on the way to Sunday school. Yes, the chases and high risk calls are exciting, but not always fulfilling. Doing a eulogy for one of your officers killed in the line of duty is not fun. Keeping other officers from meeting the same fate is a true accomplishment. For my personality, I could NOT have picked a better profession. I hope those of you thinking about getting into law enforcement think seriously about it and go into it with eyes wide open.

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Navydennis until you have walked in our shoes you don't get the privledge to call any of us freaks for our motivations on why we do this job. This job has aspects that no civilian can ever relate too. When you have to pry an infant from a windshield because momma thought it was ok to let them sit on her lap, tell me you would not want to put a bullet through her head. Do we? no. Could I, yes. Each day I go to work ready to pull the trigger. If I am not ready the bad guy will be and I put my fellow LE's at risk. You talk like this is all glory. If that is all you want ,drive an icecream truck... all the kids will love you.

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I can't believe that people are still responding to that piece of crap, then. You wear blue you're part of the family...and to call the women in the family "bitch pigs" is not something that should be tolerated, especially on a law enforcement based site. Douchebag.

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Not having been privy to Dennis' previous comments, I shall attempt to answer his question objectively. My LE career began in 1990 when I left Combat Rescue Squadron in the Air Force. I applied for and was hired as a dispatcher for a large California city PD. After 5 years there, I moved to the south, where I was hired by a sheriff's office where I worked in dispatch for about 6 years. After a new Sheriff was elected, I was moved into an administrative position where I ran the communications division for about 15 months before being transferred to patrol. Talk about a great move! OMG I've had alot of different jobs in my life (I'm now 46), but being a patrol deputy HAS to be the most fun I've ever had. Low pay notwithstanding, I've never been involved in any other type of job where the closeness of your coworkers, and as stated by many others of you, even strangers in neighboring jurisdictions, shines through. Even though I only have now about 21 months of experience on the road, I know what the old salts are talking about...CAMARADERIE like no other. A sharp salute to all my brothers and sisters in blue...or green, or khaki, or black, or ..... 1*

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Rate This | Posted about 7 years ago

 

navydennis called someone a freak in answer to why they do the job. He's not even LE so he was told he shoud find another careeer path

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navydumbass,suppertrooperordavid101,what ever name your calling your self, keep up the good work,you make it easy for us to dislike the rotten youth that is out there, to much sparing the rod has produced the worse kid of young people today.

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no, not right now..

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really navydennis just think about it.....the music playing, the kids flocking to see you, looking up to you as you hand them their ice cream bar. Sounds like the right career choice for what you are seeking.

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fun-kin-a, kcso

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I could and maybe teach some of you pampered youth some manners at the same time.

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Once again, that's the frustrating thing for me...I turn 22 in one week, and start the academy two days after my birthday. It's frustrating because there are douchebag kids out there (like navydennis), who turn into douchebag adolescents, who then turn into douchebag adults...and it's all of those douchebags combined who give us young people a bad name and make it hard to get through the hiring process. It took me over two years worth of applying to departments (including two disqualifications because of my age) before departments started to take me seriously and see that this was something I really wanted. THAT is the answer to your question, navydennis; THAT is why I care. Pieces of crap like you give young people a bad name, which makes it hard for young people like ME to get a job. Go play on myspace.

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BTW, thank god David101 isn't here..

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You have to fight with dennis and myself to get your kicks? Fuck you, I don't care what message I get from Cosgriff, you deserve the worst... I hope your son doesn;t inherit your behavior, let alone your poor grammar skills... go jump off a bridge and do us all a favor.

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Navydumbass? thats the best you can do? Boy I don't mind protecting the public, weather they deserve it or not, its creeps like you that need a good ass kicking

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Navy, i got your back.

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Navy is a complete joke, and up until this point I'd thought that Super was at least semi-decent (and that's only because of the position that his dad supposedly holds). I do agree with Odin, though...you guys sure do make it rough to actually have any appreciation for the youth. By the grace of God I didn't act like you two just a few years ago. The amusing thing is that you both express a desire to go into law enforcement, yet you can't stand being picked on ONLINE...how do you ever expect to survive out there? People yelling and cussing and spitting on you, trying to hit you and kick you and do worse...super, going to call daddy at that point? It really is too bad that this site isn't for current law enforcement.

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