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How not to be 'Officer Schmuck'; "Pepper spray" cop seeks worker's comp

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Editor's Note:

In this month's eNews, Joel Shults reminds us that we want to stand in the shadows of each other's greatness, not under a cloud of skillful sloth. Andrew Hawkes explains how comic relief is the best stress-reliever, especially in police work.

Lastly, Duane Wolfe addresses a commenter's suggestion about being "unsnapped" and why he thinks it's a very bad idea.


Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
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Career Advice
How not to be 'Officer Schmuck'
By Joel Shults, PoliceOne Columnist
Hey, Officer Schmuck, do me a favor and don’t send me your mess. One of your satisfied customers — the guy who was three over and you wrote him a ticket because your numbers were down — can't tell a star from a shield from a campaign hat. You reflect on me
Career Issues
In a tough job, humor gets us through
By Andrew Hawkes, PoliceOne Columnist
You probably remember your favorite assignment. Maybe it was when you worked motors, or the warrant squad. That favorite assignment brought you many memories. Comic relief is the best form of relieving the stress of this job. What's your funny?
Tactical Tip
Thanks to 'the guys' who taught this female cop to be an FTO
By Nancy Fatura, PoliceOne Contributor
While every generation can become disenchanted with the next, we have a tremendous responsibility to give back to our profession. Lessons learned Lessons learned

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