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    Yesterday I was dispatched to a domestic call with my partner. We arrive and it's the usual. The two parties and the family members are all drama and involved and trying to get our attention and tell their story all at once.

    Meanwhlle, their little dog , a cute miniature Rat Terrier gets out and is running up and down the street and they are doing nothing to catch him.

    My partner and I tell them countless times to get the dog before it gets hit by a car. They keep talking to us and each other. We tell them again. Get the dog!

    So what happens? A car comes down the street and runs over the dog. Right in front of us. It yelps and crumples in some unnatural pose. I think it's neck is mostly broken. Then it dies.

    I have never lost my cool on the job. Never. Until yesterday. I will just leave it at that.

    I have never been so upset at work since my shooting in 2004. In fact, I think this was worse.

    Call me sensitive. I don't care. It was just a horrible day.
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    Poor thing is chasing slow squirrels now. Go buy yourself something nice Darla, maybe it'll help. You can call me sensitive too, but I don't want you calling me that.

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    I hope somebody spent the night in lockup.

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    Sorry to hear of your day, but from what you have told us - it was quick and the dog may be happier where he is now.
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    Some people shouldn't be allowed to own pets. On the bright side, today can only be better! :D

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    Damn, that's terrible. People are so stupid. That is one thing I never want to witness in my life. Did they have kids? The kids take it the hardest when a family pet meets it's demise. Sorry you had to witness it.

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    I don't know how anyone would wanna be a cop.....other than the decent money I guess. However, constantly seeing people at their worst would make me want to shoot somebody. Hope you are off today and can just relax.

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    I took the day off.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wingnut4772 View Post
    I took the day off.
    Time to get that VPI spinning!

    Good luck with today, as someone else said it can be only better than the day before.

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    Tough day Darla, I feel for you. I could not do your job and even I considered it at one time years ago. I would not have the patience to deal with some people. I agree with the previous post that some people should not own pets yet alone children. Hope things get better.
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    Tough day. :( Hope today is better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BaggedLancer View Post
    Time to get that VPI spinning!

    Good luck with today, as someone else said it can be only better than the day before.
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    What boggles my mind is that after a day of seeing people at their worst, she comes home and logs onto Club Polk. Me thinks wingnut may be a masochist.. haha

    Sorry to hear of the rotten day Darla. Kick back, relax, blast a few tunes..

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    Quote Originally Posted by wingnut4772 View Post
    VPI is in storage.:(
    Set it up in storage then! Sit in the storage box and listen! :p

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    Quote Originally Posted by wingnut4772 View Post
    VPI is in storage.:(
    Well,, you are just gonna' have to do something about that :) Lately I've been using mine with a tube headamp,,,, takes up very little space,, and also takes me "away".
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    My condolences. God Bless you, and your bretheren in blue. I would NOT last 1/2/ a shift.
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    WOW Darla, that flat out sucks. call out sick next shift and take a mental health day.......f^&k it
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    It's good to be concerned because that means you care but be thankful it wasn't your drama and it wasn't your dog and it wasn't a kid instead of the dog. Don't let someone else's problems become your problems. You already have enough of your own :D (just kidding)

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    Darla sorry to hear that story. Poor inocent little dog. I do not know how I would handle that. Hope you have a better day today.

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    Sorry for you bad day Darla! I would have shot all those stupid morons! None of them are as valuable as a hair on that poor dogs head!

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    Hang in there Darla! I hope at least someone got cited for animal neglect!
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    Sorry to hear about this Darla. I hope that you find peace in your day off. Poor little guy.:(
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    Quote Originally Posted by George Grand View Post
    Poor thing is chasing slow squirrels now. Go buy yourself something nice Darla, maybe it'll help. You can call me sensitive too, but I don't want you calling me that.
    Darla,

    I think George had it right. I hope things turn around for you today. And I am sorry about your horrible day yesterday.

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    Sad story wingnut, sorry to hear you had such a rotten day. Take this time off to do something nice for yourself.

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    Sorry about your day Darla, but understand you need a bad day to know what a good day is. ;)

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    Sorry to hear about your day. To see an animal killed like that is a gut rencher for sure. I hope you came down hard on those nit wits that caused the poor dogs dimise. More than likely people like that could give two hoots about the poor dog. It's a shame. I guess it's all in a day's work, but it still sucks!!
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    Sorry to hear about your bad day.

    I hope todays a good one.;)

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    That sucks...sorry to hear that. Right after our 'little dog' thread too :(

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    That bites. That would be something I would want to to forget about.

    You did what you could. You can't control everything. SH*t happens. ;)
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    Seems there are way too many self centered *******s that believe everything revolves around them and their petty little issues. Because of their "DRAMA" two LEOs time was wasted, an innocent little animal was killed, the driver of the car was probably sick over it, and Darla has another mental scar.

    Gee...I hope their problems were worth all the pain they caused....*******S!
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