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May/June 2014 Class Photos

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Looking Back: Life Before I Joined the LAPD

This has nothing to do with the LAPD but rather, my experiences prior to joining the force. I attended the University of New Mexico starting in 1971. I had never really been west of the Mississippi. Since I was a … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting

Firearms are mechanical devices. Just as with a vehicle they require maintenance, proper care and cleaning. They are subject to breakage and problems. Some problems are shooter induced and some are not. I do not envy the manufacturers of equipment. … Continue reading

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“Uncle Scotty… Where’s the Second Book?”

Many of you have emailed or asked in person about our second book. I always appreciate the inquiries and am thrilled to hear when guys (and gals) enjoyed our first published work. I am writing to assure you that we … Continue reading

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Looking Back: The Los Angeles of Old

The three accompanying photos are from the book Los Angeles: Portrait of a City by Taschen. (If you live in the LA area it is well worth the price and it can be found on line.) There are lots of … Continue reading

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March/April 2014 Class Photos

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Looking Back: Cross Training with Tier One Units

Cross Training: LAPD SWAT still conducts cross training to this day with various military special operations units. Initially, from my understanding, the US Marines gave training to the very first LA SWAT members. A group of us would return the … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Training

Before reading this article click here to watch a video clip circa 1943 of US military personnel (possibly Marines) receiving training prior to deployment to the Pacific Theater of operations. It is priceless from my personal perspective. Aside from a … Continue reading

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Schooling “RoboCop”

“RoboCop” does Impressions of “Uncle Scotty” on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart – watch it here! I don’t know how many of you saw the recent “RoboCop” movie, but if you do, you might see some familiar moves because … Continue reading

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February 2014 Class Photos

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