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A dispatch from Ames Citizen Police Academy training.

My job: Lock the doors and stay in the car!

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.

My job, lock the doors and stay in the car.

This has been a busy night on my Citizen Police Academy (CPA) ride-along.

Earlier this evening I was hesitant to go on my CPA ride-along ride. Scared actually.

But came anyway carting along a few items in a fanny pack. My iPhone, a small notebook and pen, lipstick, my driver’s license, and 60 bucks. Read the rest of my ride-along adventures, here.

Ride-Along with Officer Ashley

A dispatch from Ames Citizen Police Academy training.

My job: Lock the doors and stay in the car!

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.

My job, lock the doors and stay in the car.

This has been a busy night on my Citizen Police Academy (CPA) ride-along.

Earlier this evening I was hesitant to go on my CPA ride-along ride. Scared actually.

But came anyway carting along a few items in a fanny pack. My iPhone, a small notebook and pen, lipstick, my driver’s license, and 60 bucks. Read the rest of my ride-along adventures, here.