P1 First Person: The much-needed 'thank you'
By Keith Bettinger
It was February 21, 1991. I could have retired that day, but I was at work. My wife didn’t want me to retire. I was angry with the Chief of Patrol, my big boss. He took the unit I was assigned to out of plainclothes and assigned us back to uniform duties to manipulate manpower shortages and overtime.