Introduction Like so many pieces I write, this one began as one and ended as another. Occasionally, I cannot refrain from saying just enough. Ride The Avalanche There was a time when waking up to the Local News with a cup of coffee was the only way I would begin my day. I remember getting … Continue reading Ride The Avalanche
Without question, the Global Pandemic has brought pain and suffering to millions of people around the world. I would never attempt to minimize or dismiss what others have experienced. Furthermore, I do not want to come across as [rubbing salt in the wounds of the injured]. That said, I believe we should all stop, sharpen … Continue reading Blessings All Around Us
This week in Boulder, Colorado, another Police Officer gave his life in the line of duty. He didn't hesitate to race towards the danger while others ran to safety. There are people in this country who would defund Law Enforcement completely. I expect those individuals never to dial 911. Joseph Shanklin March 25, 2021
Denver's Crime Wave Back when I was transporting stolen vehicles to the Denver Impound Facility, I had an opportunity to learn a few things about Denver's on-going problem with auto theft. It seems the car thieves are being released from jail as fast as they are arrested. Entire crime rings are being sent back to … Continue reading Denver’s Crime Wave
3/18/21 While watching the Local Denver News this morning, I learned something about Covid-19 Vaccination. Apparently, Colorado has the following goal. 6 vaccination sites, open 6 days each week. Each location shall be vaccinating 6 thousand people per day. Joseph Shanklin
[RE-POSTED FROM MARCH, 2020] * The virus is not a living organism but a protein molecule (DNA) covered by a protective layer of lipid (fat), which, when absorbed by the cells of the ocular, nasal or buccal mucosa, changes their genetic code. This mutation converts them into aggressors and multiplier cells. A virus can be … Continue reading Covid-19 Information [RE-POSTED From March, 2020]
V What if, Restaurants only allowed those with Vaccination to enter their establishment? What if, Retail Stores only allowed those with Vaccination to enter their establishment? What if your cellphone would be used to prove you've been Vaccinated? What if you couldn't leave your house unless you've been Vaccinated and your cellphone tracked all movements? … Continue reading V
I posted something recently about automobile accidents. In that piece, I wrote, "the two direct causes of crashes are following too closely and distracted driving." I'm going to add a third; selfishness. While patrolling Interstate 225 Friday evening, I was dispatched to a Multi-vehicle Accident [MVA] without injuries. Being dispatched to a crash during rush … Continue reading It’s All Fun And Games Until . . .
I've known a lot of dangerous guys [and gals]. There are millions of people in this world who can brawl, fight, kick butt, and scrap. There's always someone physically tougher and willing to take things to higher level of violence. How is strength measured? What is tough? Who's a badass? There are certainly more examples, … Continue reading What Is Strength?
There were 104 murders in Denver during 2020. Crime here in The Mile High City is out of control. The metro area has become a Mecca for stolen cars and trucks. I recently spent ten weeks towing Stolen/Recovered Vehicles to The Denver Impound. Criminals are not being held in jail or given a bond. Instead, … Continue reading Responding To Crime In Denver