1980’s Take Your Daughter to Work Day: Cop Style

I don’t think most kids grow up aware of what their parents do for a living. Years before Take your child to work day, my dad wildly broke working barriers for his daughters by busting us right through his work place doors into the nitty gritty of the St. Louis Police headquarters. … More 1980’s Take Your Daughter to Work Day: Cop Style

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Culinary Delights of a 70’s Cop’s Kid

In the late 70’s and the early 80’s, fast food, at least for my family, was still not an every day occurrence. My mom did all the cooking but then, one day, my cop dad brought home something entirely new to my world which became my best culinary experience of my life up to that point. … More Culinary Delights of a 70’s Cop’s Kid

A Walk on The Wild Side: Policing in the 70’s-SLPD

Let’s take a nostalgic walk back to the 70’s to St. Louis City. St. Louis 1975 Statistics Data provided by Disaster Center Population: 4, 777,000 Number of violent crimes: 2,521 Murder: 505 Rape (reported): 1200 Robberies: 11,657 Aggrivated robbery: 11,675 Aggravated assault: 11, 159 The cops who trained my dad were “old timers” from the 40’s … More A Walk on The Wild Side: Policing in the 70’s-SLPD

Mastering an Interrogation: A Cop’s Kid Skill

Mature audiences only please.  Have you ever started sweating profusely when caught by a teacher during school for something while questioned?  Have you ever had to deal with an overly ambitious TSA worker?  Have you ever had to talk your way out of a ticket?  These are all basic skills children of cops master at … More Mastering an Interrogation: A Cop’s Kid Skill

Lifting the Veil Behind the Flashing Lights: A Cop’s Daugter’s Take on Cop Intrigue

Mature readers only. People are infatuated by cops. Look at the unending slew of cop shows. One of my favorite when I was younger was the show, Cops. I watched this one a lot when I was a pre-teen. I watched it because I didn’t see a lot of my dad then and I was … More Lifting the Veil Behind the Flashing Lights: A Cop’s Daugter’s Take on Cop Intrigue