Monthly Archives: September 2017

Ride-Along with Officer Ashley

This has been a busy night on my Citizen Police Academy (CPA) ride-along. Ashley and my shift has covered the gambit. A harassment call involving a female student against another female student. A call for assistance for an elderly man who needed medical assistance and a ride to Mary Greeley. The EMTs and firemen came just like they do on Chicago Fire. Continue reading

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My Night with the Ames Police

It’s late. Closing in on 3 am and I’m sitting in Officer Ashley’s SUV. A half hour ago we sped down Duff Ave at 80 mph, and then down HWY 30 heading towards Boone clocking over a 100 mph. “You like this job ‘cuz you get to drive fast,” I said. Continue reading

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Elizabeth Berg Said Yes!

Elizabeth Berg said yes to my invitation for her to speak next year at the Peninsula Volunteers Annual Authors Salon on Sunday, March 25th, 2018. Continue reading

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